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.
A typhoon killed at least 12 people as it churned across the Philippines and hit the capital, prompting the evacuation of almost more than 370,000 people as well as shutting down financial markets, offices and schools, rescue officials said on Wednesday. Eight died after being hit by toppled trees, electric posts or collapsed concrete walls, while three drowned in swollen rivers and one died from a heart attack.
On the night of July 10 into the early morning hours of July 11, Donetsk's airport saw a skirmish with the use of heavy artillery. "At 4:15 p.m. GMT, local citizens could hear a plane flying low above the region; witnesses could also see heavy-duty defense equipment, moving along the main roads," a statement on the website of the city's administration says.
From the 10th till 25th of July the international news agency Rossiya Segodnya will stage a photo exhibit called "Fratricide: Visual Chronicles" in the Central House of Journalists in Moscow. It tells heartbreaking stories of civilians trapped by the armed conflict in Ukraine. 50 exclusive photographs made by Rossiya Segodnya correspondents in hot spots and various communities in southeastern Ukraine are on display. The exhibit offers an unvarnished view of the sufferings endured by people as a result of the civil war. "Our goal is to show the horrors of the ongoing fratricide in Ukraine. It’s an anti-war project aimed at stopping the bloodshed in the geographical heart of Europe," Rossiya Segodnya General Director Dmitry Kiselev said.
The Argentine football team has beaten the Dutch team defeating it four to two in the semi-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The main game and extra time ended zero to zero. The Argentine football team managed to defeat the Dutch one as result of a penalty shoot-out.
A cargo aircraft of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations has conveyed 129 Ukrainian refugees, including 51 children from Simferopol to Moscow. Then they will be sent to temporary asylums in the Tula, the Kaluga and the Tver areas.