Fire destroys Russian military research institute where Iskander and S-400 missile systems were designed, 5 killed

A fire at a Russian military research institute in the northwestern city of Tver killed five people on Thursday and injured dozens more, state news agencies reported. Russian TV showed images of thick black smoke rising from inside the yellow four-story building of the Central Research Institute of the Russian Air and Space Forces. Several […]


12-year-old falls from third to ground floor after trying to ride escalator rail at shopping mall

A 12-year-old boy allegedly trying to ride on the rail of an escalator got his coat jammed in the mechanism and eventually fell 40 feet. He fell from the third floor to the ground floor in Tver, near Moscow. Witnesses say he was ‘screaming in pain’ after breaking his leg but was lucky to escape […]