Vladimir Puchkov

At least 53 dead in Russia's Kemerovo shopping mall fire

Rescuers have found 53 bodies at the site of the fire that engulfed a shopping mall in the Russian Siberian city of Kemerovo, the operation headquarters said. "Five more bodies were found near the cinema. The death toll reaches …

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Year without summer in Moscow

A specialist of the weather center ‘Phobos’ Evgeniy Tishkovets predicts that we should not wait for summer in Central Russia. "In my opinion, there will be no summer in Central Russia," he said. …

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 Moscow and Karelia mourn victims of Syamozero tragedy

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has declared June 20 a day of mourning in the capital in connection with the death of Moscow children in Karelia. "In connection with the tragedy in Karelia June 20 will be declared a day of mourning in Moscow," he wrote on his Twitter page yesterday. June 20 has been declared a day of mourning in Karelia as well. According to preliminary investigation data, on 18 June, the children in Park-Hotel Syamozero summer camp were out in rafts on a lake despite a storm warning in the Pryazha region. There were 47 children between the ages of 12 and 15 from Moscow and St. Petersburg accompanied by four adult instructors on board. The boats overturned and sank due to the storm. As a result, 14 children died, all the adults survived.

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Rostov-on-Don Airport to start working on Monday

Work on eliminating the consequences of the air crash at the airport in Rostov-on-Don will have been completed by 10:00 on Monday, the Russian Minister of Emergency Situations Vladimir Puchkov has ordered. "We need …

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Tkhakushinov awards Puchkov with ‘Glory of Adygea’

Today the head of Adygea, Aslan Tkhakushinov, awarded the head of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations Vladimir Puchkov with the medal ‘Glory of Adygea’ with the formulation ‘For Outstanding Services to the Republic of …

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Russia celebrates Emergency Rescuers' Day

Today Russia celebrates the professional holiday Emergency Rescuers' Day, established by the presidential decree of November 26, 1995. On this day, in 1990, the resolution of the Council of Ministers of the RSFSR "On the formation of the …

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Results of today's rescue operation in Volgograd

The bodies of five people have been found during a search and rescue operation at the scene of a domestic gas explosion in a nine-storey building in Volgograd. Four of them were in the apartment, and ...

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Russia mourns tragedy in Voronezh region

Monday 14th has been declared a day of mourning for those who were killed in a fire in a psycho-neurological boarding school in the village of Alferovka, located in the Novokhopersk district. This was stated by a …

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Puchkov promises to strengthen Crimean EMERCOM

EMERCOM is to increase a number of rescuers in Crimea. The statement was made by the head of the department Vladimir Puchkov after a meeting on switching Crimea off from electricity supply power by …

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