Russian President Vladimir Putin visits a makeshift memorial site for the victims of a fire at the Zimnyaya Vishnya shopping centre in the West Siberian city of Kemerovo. Photo: EPA

Vladimir Putin blames ‘criminal negligence’ for Russia shopping centre fire that killed 41 children

Five people have been arrested including an official of the mall’s security firm who is suspected of deactivating the public address system when the fire broke out

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Russian President Vladimir Putin visits a makeshift memorial site for the victims of a fire at the Zimnyaya Vishnya shopping centre in the West Siberian city of Kemerovo. Photo: EPA
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