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    A roundup of what has happened in the past 24 hours.

    Russia:

    * Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reiterated Russian position against a United Nations Security Council resolution on Syria, the ministry said in a statement

    * Over 30 gay parade supporters and opponents were arrested on Saturday, the city's police representative said

    * Cargo train derailment in eastern Siberia has resulted in a major fuel oil spill from a tanker, Russian emergencies services said

    *At least seven people have died with another 22 injured in a car accident in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, local police representative said

    * Two suspected militants were killed in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, a local police source said

    * Fifty people have returned to their undamaged houses in a Urals village after fire brigades put out conflagration at a local ammunition depot, a spokesman for the emergencies services said

     

    World:

    * Latvian President Valdis Zatlers announced a dissolution of the country's parliament (Saeima), the country's TV and radio stations reported

    * The United States President Barack Obama during his visit to Poland has invited Moscow to participate in missile defense plans in Europe, world media reported

    * Former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic detained in Serbia for war crimes has urged public to refrain from bloodshed and unrest, Serbian news agency Tanjug cited his lawyer Milos Saljic as saying

    * Russian military experts forecast that Western nations will have 80,000 cruise missile by 2020, a deputy commander of the Russian General Staff said

    * Albert Dayan, a lawyer for Russian alleged arms dealer Viktor Bout, sent an appeal to the New York Federal Court asking to close the case and calling it as 'politicized'

    * Thirty-nine people have been sent to hospital after one of six passenger carriages derailed in northern Japan on Friday night, the local Hokkaido Shimbun newspaper said 

     

    Business:

    * Russian authorities have decided to cancel an embargo on grain exports, which was imposed last year in the wake of a severe drought, from July 1, the prime minister said

    * Russia's premier has signed a resolution to keep in force a high export duty for gasoline until July in a bid to stabilize domestic prices, the government website said

    * Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has signed a resolution to re-establish privileged export duty regime for oil from the massive Vankor field in east Siberia, the government website said

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