March 05, 2013 10:37
Cold claims four lives in Russia in past 24 hrs
MOSCOW. March 5 (Interfax) - Four people died and over 30 suffered from hypothermia and frostbite in Russia in the past 24 hours, a healthcare sector source told Interfax on Tuesday.
"Four people died of hypothermia in the past 24 hours: three in Kamchatka, one in the Kemerovo region. A total of 272 people died of frostbite and hypothermia in Russia this winter so far," the source said.
The source said that in the past 24 hours 32 people suffered from hypothermia in Russia: nine in Kamchatka, seven in Tatarstan, and six in the Orenburg region.
The source said that "24 out of 32 people were admitted to hospitals. The highest rate of people hospitalized with hypothermia was in Tatarstan, seven, and five in the Orenburg region."
Over 6,600 people suffered from frostbite and hypothermia, almost 3,600 were hospitalized, this winter so far, the source said.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
May 22, 2013
Russian political and economic calendar: May 22
May 21, 2013
Estonian chancellor of justice has no objections to new draft border treaty with Russia
Tbilisi court fines 4 involved in clashes on May 17
Experts calls for tougher restrictions on countries crossing red line in nuclear projects
Kyrgyzstan needs to join Customs Union - president
Lavrov, Kerry discuss preparations for intl conference on Syria (Part 2)
Georgian pro-govt presidential candidate has no worthy rivals - PM Ivanishvili
There are "very, very many problems" in South Ossetia - Putin
United Shipbuilding Corp to outsource some operations to foreign companies
Lavrov, Kerry discuss preparations for intl conference on Syria
LAVROV, KERRY DISCUSS SYRIA, PREPARATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - RUSSIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY
Dismissal of Moldovan parliamentary speaker, appointing of acting speaker legitimate - Constitutional Court
Russia refuses to let Americans adopt 33 children
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has given an interview to Interfax ahead of his visit to Russia on May 16-19 in which he speaks about the goals of his visit, pressing tasks that the UN face, the organization‘s reform, as well as topical issues on the international agenda, including situation in Syria and the Middle East settlement.
Deputy NATO Secretary General Alexander Vershbow, who is visiting Moscow for an informal conference of former U.S. ambassadors to Russia and Russian ambassador to the United States, has given an interview to Interfax in which he speaks about NATO-Russia cooperation, as well as pressing issues on the international agenda, such as the missile defense issue, North Korea, Syria and Afghanistan.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague has given an interview to Interfax‘ journalist Olga Golovanova ahead of the 2+2 meeting slated for March 13 in London, on which he speaks about the agenda of the upcoming 2+2 talks, the whole range of British-Russian relations, including human rights, as well as pressing international issues notably Syria.