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Mourning for  fire victims declared in Kostroma region

Mourning for fire victims declared in Kostroma region

The authorities of the Kostroma region declared November 7 a day of mourning for fire victims who died in the Polygon cafe. Last night the fire occurred at the cafe as a result of several shots of flares fired in the room by one of the …

Kazakhstan holds national day of mourning

Kazakhstan holds national day of mourning

Kazakhstan is holding a day of national mourning on January 10  for those who lost their lives due to massive countrywide protests. The number of fatalities during unrest in Kazakhstan has amounted to 164. According …

Kazakhstan declares January 10 Day of National Mourning

Kazakhstan declares January 10 Day of National Mourning

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev declared January 10 as the Day of National Mourning in the country, the press secretary of Tokayev Berik Uali informed. "In connection with the numerous human casualties as a result of …

World mourns Beirut explosion victims

World mourns Beirut explosion victims

 More than 100 people were killed in the blast in Beirut, Sky News Arabia TV channel reported on Wednesday citing the Lebanese Red Cross. According to the report, more than 4,000 people were injured. At least 10 …

China to mourn Covid-19 victims tomorrow

China to mourn Covid-19 victims tomorrow

China will hold a national mourning on April 4 for martyrs who died in the fight against the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, according to the State Council. During the commemoration, national flags will fly at …

Georgia mourns Tbilisi gas explosion victims

Georgia mourns Tbilisi gas explosion victims

Georgia holds a nation-wide day of mourning after the gas explosion in a residential building last night in Tbilisi’s Didi Digomi district. Flags on all government buildings across Georgia and diplomatic missions abroad are flying at half …

Magnitogorsk mourns victims of gas explosion

Magnitogorsk mourns victims of gas explosion

The farewell ceremony in honor of the victims who died in the partial collapse of an apartment building in the Russian city of Magnitogorsk on New Year's Eve are under way. Six funerals will be held in Magnitogorsk today, nine - …

 December 5 declared day of national mourning in U.S.

December 5 declared day of national mourning in U.S.

U.S. President Donald Trump declared December 5 a day of national mourning. On this day, 41st President of the U.S. George H.W. Bush will be given a state funeral at the National Cathedral in …

Mourning event near building Kemerovo Region Administration

Mourning event near building Kemerovo Region Administration

Today, Russia has started a nation-wide day of mourning for 64 victims of a fire in the Zimnyaya Vishnya shopping mall in Kemerovo. Many cities organized the special cites for offering condolences and nationwide sorrow for the victims, …

Azerbaijani community commemorates victims of Kemerovo tragedy

Azerbaijani community commemorates victims of Kemerovo tragedy

Today, Russia has started a nation-wide day of mourning for 64 victims of a fire in the Zimnyaya Vishnya shopping mall in Kemerovo. Many cities organized the special cites for offering condolences and nationwide sorrow for the victims, most …

Russia mourns victims of Kemerovo tragedy

Russia mourns victims of Kemerovo tragedy

Russia's Kemerovo region will observe three days of mourning starting March 27 for the victims of a shopping mall fire, the regional administration said in a statement. "The mourning will last for three days from March 27 to …

Baku citizens lay flowers to Russian embassy

Baku citizens lay flowers to Russian embassy

Baku residents and representatives of the Azerbaijani public are laying flowers at the Russian embassy in Azerbaijan as a gesture of condolences over the crash of the Tu-154 plane. The head of the Russian community of Azerbaijan …

Russia mourns victims of Tu-154 plane crash

Russia mourns victims of Tu-154 plane crash

Russia is observing a nationwide day of mourning in remembrance of 92 people, who died in a passenger aircraft crash near the resort city of Sochi in the early hours of Sunday, December 25. Belarus also declared a national day of mourning. …

12 years pass since terrorist attack in Beslan

12 years pass since terrorist attack in Beslan

Today more than two thousand people are attending the mourning events devoted to the tragedy which happened in the 1st Beslan school in 2004 (North Ossetia), the administration of the local government said. At 08.00 Moscow time …

Fazil Iskander to be buried at Novodevichye cemetery

Fazil Iskander to be buried at Novodevichye cemetery

Famous Soviet and Russian writer Fazil Iskander will be buried at Moscow's Novodevichye cemetery, the mayor of Moscow, Sergey Sobyanin, said. He passed away at the age of 87 on July 31 at …

 Moscow and Karelia mourn victims of Syamozero tragedy

Moscow and Karelia mourn victims of Syamozero tragedy

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has declared June 20 a day of mourning in the capital in connection with the death of Moscow children in Karelia. "In connection with the tragedy in Karelia June 20 will be declared a day of mourning in Moscow," he wrote on his Twitter page yesterday. June 20 has been declared a day of mourning in Karelia as well. According to preliminary investigation data, on 18 June, the children in Park-Hotel Syamozero summer camp were out in rafts on a lake despite a storm warning in the Pryazha region. There were 47 children between the ages of 12 and 15 from Moscow and St. Petersburg accompanied by four adult instructors on board. The boats overturned and sank due to the storm. As a result, 14 children died, all the adults survived.

Kazakhstan mourns victims of Aktobe attacks

Kazakhstan mourns victims of Aktobe attacks

The national mourning for those killed during the terrorist attacks in Aktobe was announced today in Kazakhstan. Flags in the have been lowered, all local TV and radio entertainment programs and events have been cancelled. …