The rescuer who organized the evacuation of passengers from the Moscow subway after the February 6 terrorist act will be put forward by heads of the Russian Emergencies Ministry for a government award.
"Lieutenant Colonel Sergei Kavunov who was in the third car of the subway train during the terrorist act (the explosion hit the second car) started rescuing and helping people at once. In addition, he properly organized the evacuation of passengers before the main rescuing teams arrived," the information department of the Russian Emergencies Ministry told RIA Novosti.
Kavunov is a department head at a Moscow emergencies center.
Representatives of the Israeli Defence Ministry responded to recent reports about the possible delivery of S-300 SAM systems from Russia to Syria. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would destroy those systems
Russia is to start supplying S-300 air defence systems to Syria in the near future. The shipments will be conducted free of charge