accidents in Russia

Trolleybus hits pillar in Krasnodar

Trolleybus hits pillar in Krasnodar

An accident involving a trolleybus occurred in Krasnodar, KP Kuban writes, citing witnesses to the accident. It is specified that the incident occurred near the Botanical Garden. "Everything happened suddenly. The feeling that the …

CPC resumes oil loading from one of two damaged SPMs

CPC resumes oil loading from one of two damaged SPMs

The Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) resumed operation of SPM (single point mooring) 3 at the sea terminal near Novorossiysk after its repair. "The day before, SPM-3 was put into operation at the CPC marine terminal. …

Accident leaves part of Sochi without water

Accident leaves part of Sochi without water

The press service of the Sochi water utility informed that residents of five streets in Sochi were temporarily left without water due to an accident at the water pipeline.  "Specialists quickly began to eliminate the emergency …

Moskva cruiser sank while being towed in storm

Moskva cruiser sank while being towed in storm

The Moskva missile cruiser sank while being towed amid storm because of hull damage sustained during the detonation of ammunition, Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday. "During the towing of the Moskva cruiser to the designation …

Fire breaks out onboard Moskva missile cruiser

Fire breaks out onboard Moskva missile cruiser

A fire and subsequent broadside munitions blast have done serious damage to the Moskva missile cruiser of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, the crew was evacuated, the Russian defense ministry said on Thursday. "A fire onboard the …

Two people killed in gas explosion near Moscow

Two people killed in gas explosion near Moscow

Russia’s Emergencies Ministry specified that two people were killed and five were injured in a gas explosion in a residential building in Stupino near Moscow. "To clarify: there were seven people affected, including two who …

Fire breaks out at old depot in Russia’s Belgorod

Fire breaks out at old depot in Russia’s Belgorod

A fire broke out at an oil depot in Russia’s Belgorod, Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov said in his Telegram channel, adding that there has been no information about potential injuries. "A fire broke out at an oil depot in the …

Crude oil exports from CPC terminal in Novorossiisk stopped

Crude oil exports from CPC terminal in Novorossiisk stopped

Crude oil exports from Kazakhstan's Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) terminal on Russia's Black Sea coast stopped fully on Wednesday after damage caused by a major stormand continued bad weather, a port ship agent told Reuters. …

ATM thief killed outside Moscow as cash machine explodes

ATM thief killed outside Moscow as cash machine explodes

An explosion occurred at a Sberbank branch in Ivanteyevka, in the Moscow region, as thieves attempted to pry open an ATM, a law enforcement source told TASS, adding that one of the two robbers was killed. "During the pre-dawn hours …

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 …