Under the celebrations of national unity Day was attended by about 650 thousand people. Significant violations of public order were recorded, said "Interfax" the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina Wolf.
"Only in Moscow the participants of the March "We are one" were about 80 thousand people", — she noted.
According to Wolf, to maintain order at the events they were involved in "the staff of internal Affairs bodies of the MIA of Russia and of national guard troops, as well as employees of private security organizations, members of voluntary national teams and representatives of the Cossacks".
National unity day celebrated in Russia on 4 November since 2005. The history of the holiday connected with the victory of the people's militia over the poles in 1612, when under the leadership of Minin and Pozharsky was taken to China town and liberated the Kremlin.
At a gunpowder factory in Kazan there was a fire, one person died, another is hospitalized in critical condition. The fire managed to be localized, however, on the premises continue to be heard claps, presumably, explode the finished product. The fire area has made about 400 square metres.
Modern the European Union similar to the Soviet Union of the late period, "when no decision was impossible to make, and the bureaucracy did not consider any national interests," said Vice-speaker of the state Duma Pyotr Tolstoy. In his opinion, the EU policy has no future.
Drunk resident of Krasnoyarsk gave birth to a child in the snow. Baby saved by a bystander — according to doctors, the girl had hypothermia, but her life is not in danger. Regional Department of the Investigative Committee shall verify and ascertain the causes and circumstances of the incident.
Eight Arctic countries, including Russia and the United States signed a statement on cooperation in the region. The document specifies the "basic principles and rules of the exchange of information on emergencies at sea and joint operations in the Arctic." In addition, the parties agreed to joint military exercises.
The Pentagon began reviewing reports of the deaths of about 200 civilians in the Iraqi city of Mosul in the result of the U.S. airstrikes on positions of the international terrorist organization "Islamic state" (banned in Russia). The investigation concerns air strikes, which could be applied in the period from 17 to 23 March.
A former assistant to the President for homeland security Michael Flynn discussed with the Turkish authorities for the extradition of preacher Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara accuses of attempting a coup. The meeting discussed the idea of "in the dead of night to sweep this guy away" without extradition process, writes The Wall Street Journal.