A former Russian defence ministry financial administrator has been sentenced to five years in prison for tampering with servicemen`s official records to create "ghost" soldiers.
The Russian military has launched a probe into media reports that soldiers and officers based on the Kuril islands in the country`s far east were left to starve after being given rotten food.
Day in Pics: 27th March
Showbiz World - March 27, 2015
Germanwings Airbus A320 plane crashes in French Alps