Kremlin: Putin was admirer of Hvorostovsky

Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended his condolences over the death of the internationally acclaimed Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. …

 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.

 Aliyev extends condolences to Erdogan

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has extended condolences to the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over today's terrorist attack in Istanbul. “Dear Mr. President, dear brother, we …