Itar-Tass

Fire in Russia Shopping Center Kills 5, up to 25 Trapped Inside

At least five people are feared dead after the Admiral shopping center in Kazan, South-Western Russia, went ablaze on Wednesday.

All the victims reported so far are citizens of Tajikistan.

Fifty-five have been injured, Russia's ITAR-TASS agency reports.

Over 650 people have been evacuated or rescued, but authorities say there are still people inside.

UN Chief Calls for Bringing Nemtsov's Killers to Justice 'Swiftly'

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the assassination of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov and said he expected the perpetrators "to be brought to justice swiftly."

Nemtsov was gunned down on 27 February in central Moscow by unknown assailants. Russian authorities have announced an investigation into the case.

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