Publication: Monitor Volume: 3 Issue: 106

A Russian soldier serving at a military base in the Chita region opened fire on his comrades in the early morning hours today, killing the company commander and four other soldiers. Private Yevgeny Gorbunov then fled with a sub-machine gun and is still at large. (Itar-Tass, May 30) The shooting is but the latest in a series of such deadly encounters at military bases and outposts across Russia.

Russian Military District Commander Resigns.