The RBC-Composite stock index was at 34.0452 points as of 6:00 p.m., whichis 0.88% higher than the opening level of August 14, 2002. The index iscalculated on the basis of trading data coming online from MICEX, theMoscow Stock Exchange and the Russian Trading System from 11:00 a.m. until6:00 p.m. .
A terrible accident occurred on a ski lift in Gudauri, Georgia when a malfunctioning elevator accelerated to a high speed and started crushing passengers
Acting Russian President Vladimir Putin is winning the presidential election in the country in a landslide victory
Russia's Foreign Ministry announced retaliatory measures against British diplomats: 23 Britons are to be expelled from the Russian Federation