In the last 24 hours six reported mails containing suspicious powder have arrived to rescuers in Moscow. All these mails have been thoroughly checked. Four of them have not proved perilous, says the rescue service. Two others were passed for minute checking to a chemical laboratory, but results have not arrived yet. Reports on mailed powder of unknown origin keep arriving daily. Not a single case in Moscow has proved to be seriously dangerous.
Presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak, who was accredited for the press conference by Vladimir Putin from Dozhd (Rain) television channel, asked Putin about competition at the coming election
On December 14, President Putin holds his annual Q&A session with Russian and foreign journalists. This conference is considered to be the beginning of his presidential campaign