On 12th January Gennady Fadeyev, the Russian Railways Ministry, arrived in Saint Petersburg to determine the amount of investments required to develop the Oktyabrskaya railroad (connecting, in particular, Moscow with Saint Petersburg). According to the information provided to RIA Novosti by Vladimir Zemensky, head of the press service of the Public Relations Centre of the Oktyabrskaya railroad, the minister examined the process of reconstruction of the city's railroad terminals. He visited the Moskovsky, Vitebsky, Baltiysky and Finlyandsky terminals as well as the Ladozhsky terminal construction site.
An unidentified man wielding a knife attacked civilians in the Church of Notre Dame in the French city of Nice. Three people were killed, several others were hospitalised with injuries.One of the victims was beheaded