Russian investigative journalist dies after balcony fall
MOSCOW: A Russian journalist who wrote on Moscow's "shadow army" in Syria has died after falling from the balcony of his fifthfloor flat, but investigators said on Monday they were not treating the death as suspicious.Maksim Borodin fell from his apartment in Yekaterinburg, a major city in the Urals, last week and died from his injuries in hospital on Sunday, news agencies reported. He worked for the news service Noviy Den (New Day) and recently wrote on the deaths of employees of the so-called "Wagner Group", the private army Moscow is using in Syria.
People look at "Plasticus", a 10-metre installation, to raise awareness about the problem of ocean plastic pollution, depicting a whale and made up of 250 kg of plastic waste, in central Rome. The 250 kg of plastic used to create "Plasticus" is the same amount of plastic that goes into the ocean every second. AFP