The mayor of Moscow on Tuesday announced he had fired the head of the capital`s metro over a devastating crash that killed 22 people and injured more than 200.
The Olympic flame commenced its 123-day relay from Moscow Monday, a day after a bumpy ceremonial journey around the Kremlin.
Several thousand supporters of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny rallied on Monday in central Moscow as he disputed the results of mayoral polls.
Sobyanin won 51.32 percent of the vote and Navalny 27.27 percent, the Moscow election commission said, in a count based on 99.6 percent of polling stations reporting.
Appointment of Sobyanin was overwhelmingly approved by local Parliament.
Day in Pics: 7th May
Showbiz World - May 7, 2015
62nd National Film Awards