As reported by the press-service of Russian Railways on April 9th, 50 people were injured and sought for medical assistance after a collision between a passenger train and a suburban train in Moscow.
According to website OVD-Info, the number of people detained at the anti-corruption protest rally in Moscow that was held on March 26th exceeded 1000 people. Earlier the police told about 500 people detained.
Dozens of migrants from Uzbekistan and Tajikistan went on strike: the workers who build the subway in Moscow have not been paid in full for several months.
27 workers of construction companies detained near the State Labour Inspectorate building in Moscow while they were going to file a collective complaint on the delay of the salary.
Moscow police detained 15 people at Gorbaty bridge near the Government building in Moscow. The people came there to read the Constitution of the Russian Federation aloud.
Deputy chief of Moscow’s Emercom division, Andrei Mishchenko said that underground shelters for people in Moscow are 100% ready, and can cover the entire population of the city.
Nine people lost their sight after an injection made at the Moscow Research Institute of Eye Diseases named after Helmholtz. Doctors suggest the blindness was caused by infection.
A drunk man took 4 hostages, threatening to blow up the Citibank branch in the center of Moscow.
Farmers from the Krasnodar region (Kuban) went on tractors to Moscow seeking for a meeting with federal authorities. Protesters are going to talk about corruption and illegal takeovers in the region.
In the evening on August 19 a heavy downpour hit Moscow.