Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov believes that "the time has come totake complex measures aimed at developing flood control facilities and totake control over the process of their modernization". He voiced thisstatement opening today's government meeting, at which, in particular,questions of the condition and providing security at flood controlfacilities will be discussed. According to the Prime Minister, thenecessity for taking complex measures has been proved also by the recentnatural calamities. "So it is necessary to take measures on upgrading floodcontrol facilities to prevent human losses in the future", Kasyanovspecified..
A Russian fighter with call sign Rassvet (Sunrise) destroyed an Abrams tank in the area of Avdiivka, the 15th Separate Guards Motorized Rifle Brigade said