16 July 2014, 12:16

July 16 has been declared as a day of mourning in Moscow for those killed in the terrible accident in the metropolitan subway, which claimed the lives of 22 people. More than 140 people have been hospitalized. City residents have been bringing flowers and candles to the "Slavyansky Boulevard" and "Park Pobedy" metro stations. People are leaving flowers in a little park near the "Park Pobedy" station and on the parapets of the stations' entrances.

Today, flags have been lowered all over Moscow, all of the capital's cultural institutions have canceled entertainment activities, believers will pray for the repose of the dead and for the health of the victims at all the churches in Russia's capital.

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