An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale struck the Russian republic of Altai (southwestern Siberia) last night.
There has been no information regarding possible casualties or the level of destruction.
The epicenter of the earthquake was in the village of Akhtash.
Akhtash was also the epicenter for the massive October 1 earthquake (9 on the Richter scale) that destroyed 1,500 buildings.
Near the United Nations Glass Palace in New York, there is a metallic sculpture entitled "Evil Defeated by Good", representing Saint George transfixing a dragon with his lance. It was donated by the USSR in 1990 to celebrate the INF Treaty concluded with the USA in 1987