21st March 1960. Sharpeville, South Africa. Police opened fire on a demonstration protesting against racial discrimination, murdering 69 people and wounding scores of others. On International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – March 21st – Ban Ki-Moon warns of a rise in racism, which undermines development goals.
Malaysia needs Russia's assistance in maintaining and repairing Su-30MKM fighter jets
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that US army bases will not appear on the southern Kuril Islands in the even Russia delivers them to Japan
Posters for the play "Adam and Eve. Life after Paradise" with pictures of dancers Arsen Aghamalyan and Oksana Vasilyeva were banned in the city of Tver, Central Russia