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Meet Vladislav Roslyakov, the man behind Crimea's college massacre

17 students killed in Ukraine’s school attack

At least 17 people were killed and dozens more wounded, most of them teenagers, after an attack on a college in Russian-annexed Crimea on Wednesday, with conflicting versions referring to a lone shooter and a bomb.

Sex-for-marks scandal: Why Professor Akindele cannot be sacked now – OAU vice-chancellor

Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, the Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun, has said Pofessor Richard Akindele who was allegedly involved in a sex-for-mark scandal cannot be sacked until the provisions of the relevant statue of the university have been followed.

Vladimir Putin: ‘Criminal negligence’ behind deadly shopping centre blaze

Russian President Vladimir Putin says "criminal negligence" was behind the shopping mall fire that killed 64 people in Kemerovo.

Rescuers recover 209 fragments of bodies at AN-148 plane crash site in Moscow –...

Rescuers have recovered 209 fragments of bodies at the site where an An-148 aircraft crashed on Sunday in the Moscow region, a spokesman for the local emergency response center told Sputnik on Monday.

Investigators brave snow in hunt for clues over Russian plane crash

Investigators scoured the scene Monday after a passenger plane crashed near Moscow minutes after take-off, killing all 71 people on board, in one of Russia's worst-ever plane crashes.

Rescue operation completed plane crash site in Moscow

The search and rescue operation at the site of the crash of Russian passenger plane An-148 has been finished, the regional representative of the Emergencies Ministry told Sputnik on Monday.

At least 17 die in Russia as bus plunges into sea

At least 17 people died in southern Russia on Friday after a bus carrying construction workers veered off a pier and plunged into the Black Sea.

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