Main News of March 31

© RIA NovostiMain News of March 31
Main News of March 31 - Sputnik International
A roundup of what has happened in the past 24 hours


Writer and radical protest leader Eduard Limonov was detained along with several other demonstrators on Sunday at a traditional Strategy-31 protest rally that has now ended in Moscow’s Triumfalnaya Square

* Troops of Russia’s Southern Military District have returned to their base after taking part in surprise Black Sea exercises ordered by President Vladimir Putin, the military district’s press office said

* Rescuers have found the body of the last of the four miners who went missing following a flood at a coalmine in southwestern Siberia's Kemerovo Region, Russia’s Emergencies Ministry said


* Pope Francis led his first Easter Mass as Pontiff in St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican City on Sunday, congratulating Catholics all over the world with the holiest holiday

* An Armenian opposition politician who went on a hunger strike from March 10 in protest against the official results of the recent presidential elections said on Sunday he had decided to end the action

* Fugitive Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky was in line for a $300 million cash bonanza shortly before his death, The Sunday Times reported, citing its sources

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