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Two people dragged into sea near Anapa

Two vacationers were dragged into the sea while swimming on an inflatable water tool near Anapa. The relevant message was published on the website of the Krasnodar Territory EMERCOM. At 13.25 Moscow time, an emergency duty shift of the …

Wartime Il-2 aircraft found in Black Sea (VIDEO)

A wartime sunken Ilyushin Il-2 aircraft was found on the bottom of the Black Sea near Novorossiysk after two years of search. Divers are currently working at the place of discovery. They are trying to clear the ground-attack aircraft of …

Putin oversees drills of in Crimea from cruiser

Russian President and Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Armed Forces Vladimir Putin has overseen the joint drills of Russia’s Black Sea and Northern Fleets from the Russian cruiser Marshal Ustinov belonging to the …

Sochi commemorates victims of Tu-154 crash

Today marks three years since the Russian Defence Ministry's Tu-154 plane crashed in the Black Sea. The memorial event took place in Sochi. According to deputy head of the city Konstantin Chebotar, the people of …

U.S. ship Porter enters Batumi after Odessa

The U.S. ship Porter (DDG 78) has arrived in Georgia’s Batumi for a port visit today, the U.S. Embassy to Georgia reported. "The visit serves to highlight the continued cooperation between the U.S. and Georgia by …

Swimming banned at Georgia's Black Sea beaches

Red flags have been put out at the coastal regions of Georgia to note holiday-makers that swimming conditions are dangerous. According to the Emergency Management Service, a 3 - 4 magnitude storm is observed along the Black Sea …

EU confirms non-recognition policy on Crimea

Foreign ministers of 28 EU member-states have expressed concerns over the security situation in the Black Sea area and confirmed the non-recognition policy on Crimea, the Council of the European Union said in a statement adopted at its meeting in …