Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich topped the list of Great Britain's wealthiest residents published in the newspaper The Mail on Sunday. According to British televisionSky News, Abramovich is worth approximately USD 13.1 billion. Last year's leader Tetrapak owner Hans Rowsing is now in second place with holdings worth USD 12 billion. Abramovich's worth is seven times larger than the Queen's holdings.
An explosion of household gas occurred in a nine-storeyed apartment building in the city of Shakhty, the Rostov region of Russia. The blast destroyed two storeys of the building