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Today, across Russia declared a day of mourning

March 21 2007
10:00

In Russia today declared a day of mourning over the recent tragic events.

Throughout the country, will be half-mast the national flags. TV and Radio, and cultural institutions proposed to cancel entertainment events and transfer.

Over the last few days in different regions of the country killed 175 people. March 17 at the airport of Samara in the crash of passenger aircraft Tu-134 were killed 6 people. Monday, March 19, when an explosion at the Ulyanovskaya mine in the Kemerovo region killed 107 people. A fire in a nursing home, occurred March 20 in the village of Kamyshevatskaya Krasnodar region, killed 62 people.

President Vladimir Putin instructed the government together with public authorities in Kemerovo Region, Samara Region and the Krasnodar region to form a commission to investigate the causes of the tragic events occurred, and to assist bereaved families.

Throughout the country, will be half-mast the national flags. TV and Radio, and cultural institutions proposed to cancel entertainment events and transfer. RBC reports.

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