The Russian team consisting of four sportswomen, Tatyana Muratova, Maria Kolonina, Yevdokia Grechishnikova and Olesya Velichko, became the third prize-winner at the World modern pentathlon championship among women.
Sportswomen competed in five events: shooting, fencing, swimming, riding and cross-country running.
The Hungarian team became European champion in the team competition.
Russia's Ambassador to Belarus, Mikhail Babich, said that Moscow would treat any military intervention in the affairs of Belarus as an attack on Russia
The month of October was rich with rare astronomical phenomena.