Opposition activists are being rounded up in Armenia, according to the press secretary of the opposition bloc Justice, Ruzanna Hatchatrian. As reported by a Rosbalt correspondent, she said more than 10 members of opposition parties were arrested Sunday night and Monday morning in Yerevan and surrounding regions. In addition, another 40 people were summoned to the procurator's office for questioning. Among those arrested was the press secretary of the party Anrapetutiun (Republic), Suren Sureniants.
An explosion of household gas occurred in a nine-storeyed apartment building in the city of Shakhty, the Rostov region of Russia. The blast destroyed two storeys of the building