emergency situations in Caucasus

Two earthquakes hit Georgia

Two earthquakes hit Georgia

On Saturday, May 21, two earthquakes occurred in Georgia in two hours, the National Center for Seismic Monitoring of the Institute of Earth Sciences informs. The first earthquake with a 3.6-magnitude occurred at 06:12 local time (05:12 …

 PBC Lokomotiv-Kuban team fails to reach Moscow

PBC Lokomotiv-Kuban team fails to reach Moscow

The players and coaches of the Krasnodar basketball club Lokomotiv-Kuban could not get to Moscow for the semifinal matches of the VTB United League with CSKA Moscow, as they were evacuated from the Stavropol airport along with other …

Shots heard in Derbent's centre, one man wounded

Shots heard in Derbent's centre, one man wounded

This afternoon there was a shooting in the center of Derbent, one person was wounded,  the press service of the republican administration of the Investigative Committee of Russia reported. The incident happened on …

North Ossetia resident lost two fingers due to firecracker

North Ossetia resident lost two fingers due to firecracker

A resident of the Prigorodny District suffered from careless handling of pyrotechnics,  the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for North Ossetia informs. On January 5, a 47-year-old resident of the Oktyabrsky rural …

Mine collapses in Georgia

Mine collapses in Georgia

Two people are under the rubble as a result of the rubble collapse at a coal mine in the Georgian city of Tkibuli, the Emergency Management Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia informs. According to preliminary …

Explosion occurs at the Armenian Air Force base in Gyumri

Explosion occurs at the Armenian Air Force base in Gyumri

Today there was an explosion in Gyumri, there is a wounded man. Armenian media write about this. As reported by Sputnik Armenia, at about 14:00 (13:00 Moscow time) an explosion took place outside the wall of the Armenian Republic Air …

3.1 earthquake hits Dagestan

3.1 earthquake hits Dagestan

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 took place in Dagestan on November 13, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in the republic informs. ”The seismic station of the Russian Academy of Sciences …

Woman, child injured after being hit by car in Pyatigorsk

Woman, child injured after being hit by car in Pyatigorsk

A woman with a child who was crossing one of the streets in Pyatigorsk was hit by a car, the traffic police department for the Stavropol Territory informs. The accident happened yesterday on Georgievskaya Street. The car driver going …

4.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Georgia-Armenia border

4.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Georgia-Armenia border

An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred near the border of Georgia and Armenia. This is stated in the message of the National Center for Seismic Monitoring of Georgia. It is reported that the epicenter of the disaster was near the …

Five hunters disappear in Chereksky district

Five hunters disappear in Chereksky district

Five hunters have disappeared in the Chereksky district today, the Kabardino-Balkaria EMERCOM office reported today. The hunters climbed the mountains the night before but did not return at the time scheduled for the group. …

Zipline instructor dies in Dagestan

Zipline instructor dies in Dagestan

A zipline instructor died tragically in the Khunzakh region, the Dagestan MIA General Administration informs. At the site in Matlas, a 30-year-old employee was unable to properly receive the tourist descending along the line, as a …

Worker dies at construction site in Batumi

Worker dies at construction site in Batumi

A worker fell from a house under construction in Batumi, Georgian media informs. According to the Mtavari Arkhi TV channel, the man tried to hang up an advertising banner, but fell. He died on the spot from his injuries. At …

Explosion in Gyumri kills two

Explosion in Gyumri kills two

Today, an explosion took place in one of the courtyards of the second-largest city in Armenia, Gyumri, as a result of which two people were killed, the Shirak region prosecutor's office reports. "At about 15:40 (14:40 Moscow …

3.1-point earthquake hits Georgian village

3.1-point earthquake hits Georgian village

Today, a 3.1-point earthquake took place three kilometers away from the village of Mamishlari, located in the Kvemo Kartli region (59 kilometers from Tbilisi). According to the website of the National Center for Seismic Monitoring, the …

Foreign tourists stuck in ancient fortress near Borjomi

Foreign tourists stuck in ancient fortress near Borjomi

According to the Georgian Emergency Management Service, tourists from Great Britain and Egypt were stuck in the mountains near Borjomi, in the ancient fortress of Gogias Tsikhe. It is clarified that foreign tourists decided to climb the …

Mass die-off of birds in Georgia

Mass die-off of birds in Georgia

Mass die-off of birds was recorded in Kakheti, the National Food Agency informs. Veterinarians are reported to be working on site. They will have to collect material for samples and study the situation. Samples will first …

Ten families stuck in Georgia due to weather conditions

Ten families stuck in Georgia due to weather conditions

Georgian rescuers have been fighting the disaster in the Racha-Lechkhumi region on the West of Georgia for five days, trying to unblock the road connecting the two villages of Lailashi and Gu. It is reported that the landslide mass …