Two more dead sailors have been retrieved from the third compartment of the Kursk nuclear submarine. This information was disclosed by the Prosecutor's office of the Russian Northern Fleet. Thus, there have been found 77 dead crewmen since the sub was docked in the Roslyakovo shipyard. Only 69 of them have been identified. The total of corpses retrieved from the Kursk in September 2000, and in autumn 2001, is 89 out of the 118 sailors assigned to the sub. Debris clearing out is continuing on the lower decks of the third compartment. Investigators hope to find more bodies there.
Russian small missile ships - the Grad Sviyazhsk and the Great Ustyug - set off for a mission to the Mediterranean Sea
President Vladimir Putin has not released an official statement yet about his position on the issue of the pension reform in Russia