accidents in Russia

Two killed in hospital blaze in Russia's Astrakhan

Two killed in hospital blaze in Russia's Astrakhan

Investigators have confirmed that two people lost their lives in a fire at a regional infectious diseases’ hospital in the Astrakhan Region, the Investigative Committee in the regionsaid on Friday. Earlier, a source in the …

Two trucks and a car block the highway to Krasnodar

Two trucks and a car block the highway to Krasnodar

The accident occurred on the afternoon of December 21 on the Krasnodar - Slavyansk - Temryuk highway. The car accident involving two trucks and a car occurred on the federal road Krasnodar - Slavyansk - Temruk (69th km). As a …

Barge runs aground in Caspian Sea

Barge runs aground in Caspian Sea

A barge heading from Astrakhan to Kazakhstan ran aground in the Caspian Sea, the press service of the Russian EMERCOM for the Astrakhan Region reports. "The emergency call was received at 12:30 Moscow time. The cargo barge …

Russia to tighten punishment for roadhogs

Russia to tighten punishment for roadhogs

According to Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Security and Anti-Corruption Vasily Piskarev, a bill on toughening punishment for reckless drivers is under development. For its approval it is necessary to carry out consultations …

Siberian coalmine tragedy kills 52 people - source

Siberian coalmine tragedy kills 52 people - source

The total number of fatalities as a result of the Listvyazhnaya coalmine emergency in Russia’s Kuzbass has reached 52 people, including six mine rescuers, a source in the emergency services said. "According to the preliminary …

Evacuation of coalmine workers underway in Russia's Kemerovo

Evacuation of coalmine workers underway in Russia's Kemerovo

The number of those injured following a fire inside the Listvyazhnaya coalmine in the Kemerovo Region has increased to 41, a source in the emergency services said. "Currently, 41 coalmine workers have been injured. They all have …

Gas explodes in residential building in Russia’s Tatarstan

Gas explodes in residential building in Russia’s Tatarstan

Three people, injured in a gas explosion in a residential building in Naberezhnye Chelny have been delivered to an intensive care unit, Tatarstan Health Ministry press service said. "Three people, delivered to the Naberezhnye …

Bolshoi Theater confirms death of artist

Bolshoi Theater confirms death of artist

During the change of scenery in the Bolshoi Theater, an artist of the mimic ensemble died. The accident took place during the Sadko play, Interfax reports with a reference to the theatre press service. "During the Sadko play, the …

Death toll in Moscow suburban gas explosion climbs to 7

Death toll in Moscow suburban gas explosion climbs to 7

The number of people killed in a gas explosion in the city of Noginsk east of Moscow has increased to seven, rescuers have found the bodies of another two victims, a source in emergency services said on Thursday. "Two more bodies …

Two people, five injured killed in gas blast in Moscow Region

Two people, five injured killed in gas blast in Moscow Region

A man and a woman were killed in a gas explosion in a nine-story residential building in the city of Noginsk east of Moscow, aide of the head of the Main Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Moscow Region Anna …

Private amphibian plane crashes into Moskva River

Private amphibian plane crashes into Moskva River

\A small private amphibian airplane has crashed near the settlement of Cherkizovo not far from Kolomna in the Moscow Region, a source in emergency services said. "A private amphibious airplane fell into the Moskva River near the …