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Fire at shopping mall in Siberia kills at least 64

People lay flowers at a memorial for the victims. Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images

A day after a deadly fire at a shopping center in Kemerovo, Russia, authorities are facing questions over the slow response to the blaze and possible negligence that allowed the tragedy to occur. Many of the victims were children, who had been locked inside a movie theater.

Go deeper: Meduza, the Russian news site, has a harrowing report from the scene of the fire, where parents waited for hours for news about their children.