A Russian cosmonaut has set a new record for the longest total time spent in space. Gennady Padalka has been in orbit for more than 804 days across five missions, beating the previous record of 803 days, nine hours and 41 minutes.
A statue of Gavrilo Princip, the assassin who shot dead Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo in June 1914, has been unveiled in Belgrade.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has honoured the filmmaker Nikita Mikhalkov, bestowing upon him the Order “For Merit to the Fatherland”. Mikhalkov is best known for directing the 1994 Academy Award-winning Burnt by the Sun, which won the prize for Best Foreign Language Film.