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Russian plane carrying military personnel crashed all 92 on board dead

Russian plane carrying military personnel crashed all 92 on board dead

A Russian military plane crashed Sunday in the Black Sea as it made its way to Syria with 92 people onboard, including more than 60 Red Army Choir members heading to celebrate the New Year with troops. Local news agencies, citing the defence ministry, said the Tu-154 plane had crashed shortly after take-off at 5:40 […]

December 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
At least 16 dead in Moscow warehouse fire- ministry

At least 16 dead in Moscow warehouse fire- ministry

Aug 27, – “When the fire was being put out, a room that had been cut off by the flames was discovered,” TASS news agency quoted the regional branch of the emergency ministry’s press service as saying. At least 16 migrant workers died in a fire that broke out at a Moscow warehouse on Saturday […]

August 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
At least 17 deadly swine flu cases reported in Russia

At least 17 deadly swine flu cases reported in Russia

Jan 19, – “Five people have died from the H1N1 virus in Saint Petersburg,” the spokeswoman for local health authorities, Maria Khitarishvili, told AFP on Tuesday. “Identification procedures for three other flu-related deaths have yet to be completed.” At least 17 people have died of swine flu in Russia since last month, according to AFP […]

January 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
Ukraine soldiers battling Russian tanks at Lugansk -Kiev

Ukraine soldiers battling Russian tanks at Lugansk -Kiev

Sep 01, – “The battle between Ukrainian paratroopers and a reinforced tank battalion of the Russian armed forces is continuing with the goal of controlling the Lugansk airfield,” military spokesman Leonid Matyukhin wrote on his Facebook page. Ukrainian troops on Monday were battling a Russian tank contingent in the eastern city of Lugansk, Kiev said, […]

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Plane carrying 130 people catches fire landing in Moscow; no injuries

Plane carrying 130 people catches fire landing in Moscow; no injuries

May 19, MOSCOW (AP) — The Emergencies Ministry says none of the passengers and crew members were injured by the fire on the landing gear of the Boeing 737 at Vnukovo Airport on Saturday. A ministry statement said the plane belonging to Russian carrier UTair (YOOT-air) was flying to Moscow from the southern city of […]

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