The state Duma plenary session began with a minute of silence in memory of the victims of the terrorist attack that occurred on 3 April at the metro in St. Petersburg.
“You know that on 3 April in St. Petersburg at the hands of terrorists killed the people. At the request of all the factions of the request to honour the memory of our citizens with a moment of silence,” said speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin.
The explosion in the train took place on 3 April at around 14:40 GMT on the stretch between stations of the St. Petersburg metro “Institute of Technology” and “Sennaya Ploschad”. Russia’s investigative Committee has described the incident as a terrorist attack. According to the latest data of the Ministry of health, as a result of the blast 14 people died, 49 in hospitals.