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Putin blames 'criminal negligence' for fire that killed 41 children

Mar 27, 2018 - 8:07 PM

Two days after the tragedy and after facing criticism on social media for the delay, the Kremlin announce a nationwide day of mourning for Wednesday as questions swirl about Putin's response to one of the deadliest fires recorded in Russia over the past century

REMEMBERING THE DEAD. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (C) and Deputy Prime Ministers commemorate the victims of Sunday's fire in a multi-story shopping center in Kemerovo during a minute of silence at the Gorky residence outside Moscow, on March 26, 2018. Photo by Dmitry Astakhov/SPUTNIK/AFP