accidents in Russia

At least one dead in collapse at Norilsk factory

At least one person was killed in a collapse at a factory in Russia’s Arctic city of Norilsk early on Saturday, various sources and official bodies said. Early on February 9, a gallery collapsed at one of the plant’s …

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Fuel reservoirs explode in Moscow outskirts

Two fuel reservoirs exploded at a gas refueling station in the outskirts of Moscow, causing a fire on an area of 50 square meters, a source in emergency services said. "The second fuel reservoir exploded. Debris has reached …

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Gas blast reported at Russia's Vladikavkaz supermarket

A gas blast has been reported at a supermarket in Russia’s Vladikavkaz. One person, possibly a security guard, was injured in the blast, the press service of the North Ossetia’s government informed reporters on Friday. One …

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Two women injured in car accident in Moscow

Today, in the north-east of Moscow, Ferrari crashed into a minibus. People were injured as a result of the accident.  "On Shchukinskaya, 42, a Ferrari car crashed into a minibus of the private carrier Transavtoliz at a bus …

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Five people dead in fire in Russia’s Makhachkala

Four children and one teenager have been killed by a deadly fire that broke out in an apartment located in a five-story building in Russia’s Makhachkala, the emergency ministry’s regional department said. The area of the …

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Rescue work at site of gas explosion in Yaroslavl completed

The Emergencies Ministry’s team has completed search and rescue operations in Yaroslavl, where the entrance of a residential building collapsed as a result of a gas explosion on Friday, Oleg Bocharov, head of the regional department of the …

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Eight killed in minibus crash in Crimea

Eight people, including two children, have been killed in a minibus crash in Crimea, an emergency source said on Friday. "Another seven have suffered injuries," TASS cited him as saying. The minibus …

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Mi-2 helicopter hard lands near Russia’s Rostov

A private Mi-2 helicopter has hard landed in Russia’s Rostov Region preliminary due to engine failure, the press service for regional Emergency Ministry said, one person died in the incident, while one more was injured. …

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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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