Seven children and two adults have been killed in a shooting at a school in the Russian city of Kazan, officials say. The attack happened in the capital of the republic of Tatarstan, km miles east of Moscow. Russian PM Mikhail Mishustin spoke of "great sorrow" while Tatarstan's leader Rustam Minnikhanov described the attack as a "major tragedy". Responding to the shooting, Russian President Vladimir Putin said he would review the country's gun control laws.
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The close cultural history shared between Eastern European countries and China makes women from these countries a good choice for wealthy Chinese men. Photo: IC. When Yuan Shankai, a Beijing-based artist in his late 40s, finalized his divorce in , he decided that if he were going to marry again, his second wife would be either Russian or, at the very least, Eastern European. Fortunately, his job takes him to that region a lot. Through traveling for work, Yuan has met over 30 women from countries, including Russia, Ukraine and Poland, over the past five years. Some he met by chance, others he met through friends or a local marriage agency. Some of them already have.
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Anti-Russian sentiment , commonly referred to as Russophobia , describes prejudice, fear or hatred against Russia , the Russians , and Russian culture. In the past, Russophobia has included state-sponsored mistreatment of the Russians, mainly in the rest of Europe. Nazi Germany , at one point, deemed Russians, and other Slavs , an inferior race and sub-human.
The Black Lives Matter BLM protests have not swept across Russia the way they have elsewhere, but people of colour living there have told the BBC about the casual discrimination they experience on a daily basis. There are estimated to be tens of thousands of people of colour living in Russia - including Russian-born people with mixed heritage and people from African and Caribbean countries who are working or studying in Russia. Recently a video of a taxi driver refusing to take a black man in his cab made waves on the internet in Russia.