At least seven people have been wounded following a knife attack in the city of Surgut, in central Russia, with police shooting the attacker dead.
At least one person has been killed, and a further 11 wounded, following a shooting, targeting tourists, in southern Russia.
At least five people have been killed and a further 25 are missing after a major fire broke out at a shopping centre in the Russian city of Kazan.
Russian opposition politician, and former deputy prime minister, Boris Nemtsov has been shot dead by an unidentified attacker in central Moscow.
One of Russia’s largest and most well-stocked public libraries was severely damaged after a large fire broke out inside the building, taking more than 17 hours to be controlled by firefighters.