Russia's Defence Ministry has given its official consent to setting up a "tank holding", so-called, in the southern Urals region of Sverdlovsk, regional governor Eduard Rossel said on Wednesday, according to this correspondent. It is planned to include in the holding Uralvagonzavod, Uraltransmash, a plant producing industrial rubber goods, and a number of other enterprises. The regional head of administration also said that several more large defence holdings will be created in the central Urals.
In Bolivia, at least seven people were killed at El Alto State University on Tuesday, March 3. The tragedy took place during a student meeting on the fifth floor of the building