A cargo train has hit a home-made explosive planted by terrorists in Chechnya. No victims have been reported. Last Saturday evening a home-made explosive device exploded under a carriage of empty cargo train No.3401 running between the Chervlennaya and Terek stations of the Grozny department of the North Caucasus railroad. No one was hit in the explosion, but some 7 metres of rails were damaged. Railway traffic at the sector was resumed after repair works.
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