A hand grenade was found on Thursday near the Central Regional headquarters of the RUBOP anti-organized crime police squad. Source in Moscow law enforcement agencies told RIA Novosti that the city duty officer at 4:30pm, Moscow time, received a telephone call about an object resembling a hand grenade discovered near the RUBOP headquarters building. A RUBOP official said no personnel have been evacuated from the building. A bomb disposal expert and other emergency operatives have been rushed to the scene.
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