accidents in Russia

Two buses collide in Sochi

Two shuttle buses collided in Sochi, a source informed. “At about 16:30 Moscow time, two shuttle buses moving in the same direction collided on Kurortny Prospekt,” Interfax-South quotes the source as saying. …

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Sergei Zakharov’s family rejects Efremov's apology

The family of Sergei Zakharov, who died as a result of an accident on Smolenskaya Square in central Moscow, did not accept actor Mikhail Efremov’s apology, the lawyer of the family of the deceased, Alexander Dobrovinsky said. He …

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One person killed in St Petersburg hospital fire

One person was killed after a fire broke out at a St Petersburg hospital treating patients with infectious diseases, according to the Russian Emergencies Ministry. Officials from the emergency services said the blaze broke out in the …

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Four dead in helicopter crash in Russia’s Anadyr

Four people died in a Mi-8 helicopter crash at Ugolniye Kopi airport in Russia’s Chukotka, a source in the Chukotka Autonomous Region government said. "Four people died. The preliminary version of the crash is a …

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Ten people die in fire at a hospice in Moscow region

The death toll from a fire in a hospice for the elderly in Krasnogorsk near Moscow has risen to 10, an official in the press service of the Moscow department of the Emergency Ministry said. "Ten people died. They all got poisoned …

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Eight died in car accident in Russia's Pskov region

Eight people died in Russia’s Pskov Region in a major road accident, which involved a minibus and a truck, the Russian Emergencies Ministry said. "At 00:29, a car accident involving a Mercedes minibus and a Volvo truck …

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Petrol bombs thrown at Nikulinsky court in Moscow

The building of Moscow’s Nikulinsky District Court caught fire after unidentified perpetrators had thrown petrol bombs at it, a law enforcement source said, adding that the fire had been extinguished. "The perpetrators …

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Uzbek nationals dead in Tomsk region fire

Eleven people died when a fire ripped through a one-storey wooden shack in a remote village in Russia's region of Tomsk, officials said. "The bodies of 11 people have been found," the Russian emergencies ministry said …

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