In the Philippines, an earthquake of magnitude 5.8

In the Philippines, an earthquake of magnitude 5.8 MOSCOW, 12 APR — RIA Novosti. An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred on Wednesday on the Philippine island of Mindanao, according to the US Geological survey (USGS). Tremors were recorded at 21.21 UTC (00.21 GMT) 7.9 kilometres North from the settlement of Ozias (Osias). The earthquake lies at a depth of 8.3 kilometers. Information on victims and destructions did not arrive yet.

During the riots in Brazilian jail killed five prisoners

During the riots in Brazilian jail killed five prisoners MOSCOW, 12 APR — RIA Novosti. At least five prisoners died and 17 were injured during a riot in a prison located in the state of Mato Grosso in Central Brazil, reports the associated Press. According to the local security Department, the incident occurred on Tuesday in prison Dr. Osvaldo Ferreira Leite Florentino. According to preliminary data, in prison there was a clash between competing factions, which became the cause of the riots Four prisoners died from the received gunshot wounds, one died of a heart attack. According to the Agency, to date, the riot ended. Local authorities are trying to regain control.

The Board of defense of the Russian Federation will consider the draft state armament Programme for the years 2018-2025

© Sergey Bobylev/press service of the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation/TASS MOSCOW, April 12. /TASS/. The Collegium of the Ministry of defense of Russia will consider the preparation of a draft State armament programme for the years 2018-2025. The meeting will be held under the leadership of defense Minister army General Sergei Shoigu. This was announced by the Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry. “The reports proposals in the draft programme will be made by the Deputy defense Minister Yury Borisov and chief commanders of the branches of the military and commanders, heads of Central bodies of military administration”, – stated in the message. The work of the Board will involve the senior members of the Armed forces of Russia, representatives of bodies of state power and the military-industrial complex. The state armament programme for the years 2018-2025 involves technical re-equipment of the army