Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

23 Killed in Military Barracks Collapse in Russia

At least 23 Russian soldiers were killed and 19 taken to hospital when a military barracks collapsed near the Siberian city of Omsk, the Defense Ministry said on Monday. Television footage showed rescue workers hauling large chunks of rubble out of the long, four-story barracks, a training facility for paratroopers where part of the roof caved in at around 11 p.m. (1700 GMT) on Sunday. Whole floors had given way in the middle of the blue and white building, leaving twisted pieces of...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter