accidents in Russia

Pilots of A321 aircraft awarded Hero of Russia titles

Russian President Vladimir Putin has bestowed the Hero of Russia titles on the two Ural Airlines pilots Damir Yusupov and Georgy Murzin, who were forced to make an emergency landing in a field in the Moscow suburbs on August 15. …

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Private plane makes safe landing at Sheremetievo

A private plane en route to Samara from Moscow has made a safe landing at Moscow’s Sheremetievo airport after its hydraulic system failed, a source in emergency services said. "A private plane of the Global Jet company, …

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Six people killed in fire in northwestern Russia

A country house caught fire in a village in northwestern Russia’s Vologodskaya Region, killing six people, including two children, according to the Emergencies Ministry’s Main Department in the region. The fire broke …

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Iranian sailors discharged from Astrakhan hospital

The crew of the Iranian vessel Tina, who were earlier hospitalized in the Russian city of Astrakhan, was discharged from the hospital, the medical facility's representative said. According to him, three sailors were discharged …

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Why explosions heard in peaceful Siberia

The fire at an ammunition depot in the Krasnoyark Region’s Achinsky District has been extinguished, the Russian Defense Ministry reported today. "The fire at an ammunition depot of the Central Military District in the …

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Russian State Duma to analyze wildfire situation

The Russian State Duma's working group will analyze the wildfire situation on August 5. The Russian Defense Ministry’s special aviation group has joined the firefighting effort to prevent the blazes sweeping across …

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SSJ100 makes emergency landing in Samara

The Sukhoi Superjet 100 passenger plane en route from Krasnodar to Tyumen, carrying 97 passengers, made an emergency landing at an airport in Russia’s Samara, a local transport prosecutor’s spokesperson Maya Ivanova said. …

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Children hospitalized with food poisoning in Crimea

More than 50 people have been hospitalized from a summer camp in Crimea due to food poisoning, the press service of the Crimean Health Ministry said. "As of 08:00 Moscow time, 54 people were hospitalized, including 49 …

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