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    At least 56 killed as Russian trawler sinks in icy seas
    Apr02

    At least 56 killed as Russian trawler sinks in icy seas

    A Russian trawler sank in icy seas off Russia’s far eastern Kamchatka peninsula on Thursday, killing at least 56 of the 132 crew, the emergencies ministry said on Thursday. Sixty-three people were rescued but 13 were still unaccounted for, hours after the Dalniy Vostok fishing vessel sank in the Sea of Okhotsk so quickly that its captain,...

    ExxonMobil sues Russia over back taxes: ministry
    Apr02

    ExxonMobil sues Russia over back taxes: ministry

    MOSCOW (AFP) – US oil and gas giant ExxonMobil is suing Russia at the Swedish Arbitrage Court for back taxes it believes it overpaid on a joint project, the energy ministry said Thursday.A spokeswoman for Russias energy ministry confirmed to AFP the launch of the legal proceedings, but would not give further details.But Vedomosti business...

    At least 43 dead as Russian trawler sinks
    Apr02

    At least 43 dead as Russian trawler sinks

    MOSCOW: At least 43 people have died and 26 are missing after a Russian trawler sank late on Wednesday in the Western Pacific Ocean near the Kamchatka Peninsula, the TASS news agency reported, citing an officer at a maritime rescue coordination centre in the area. There were 132 people on board the Dalniy Vostok freezer trawler and 63 people have...

    Dozens dead as Russian trawler sinks off Kamchatka
    Apr02

    Dozens dead as Russian trawler sinks off Kamchatka

    A Russian freezer trawler with an international crew of 132 sank early Thursday morning in the Sea of Okhotsk off of the Kamchatka Peninsula and at least 54 crew members were killed, rescue workers said. Sixty-three of the 132 people on board the Dalniy Vostok were rescued with the sea’s temperature near zero degrees, Viktor Klepikov,...

    Opera plays on through east Ukraine chaos
    Apr02

    Opera plays on through east Ukraine chaos

    DONETSK – The fighting in east Ukraine may have driven away soloists and drained the coffers, but it’s still curtain up at the Donbass Opera theatre, thanks to its staff’s heroic efforts.”A bomb destroyed some of our sets that were stored in a warehouse near the airport, we’ve lost 20 per cent of our staff – or...

    US Senators want FIFA to move 2018 World Cup out of Russia
    Apr02

    US Senators want FIFA to move 2018 World Cup out of Russia

    WASHINGTON— Thirteen U.S. Senators asked FIFA to consider taking the 2018 World Cup out of Russia because of what they call that country’s “ongoing violations of the territorial integrity of Ukraine.” In a letter released Wednesday, a day after it was sent, lawmakers including Wisconsin Republican Ron Johnson, Illinois...

    At least 54 dead in trawler sinking off Russia’s Far East
    Apr02

    At least 54 dead in trawler sinking off Russia’s Far East

    MOSCOW: At least 54 sailors have died and 15 others are still missing after a trawler with 132 people on board sank Wednesday night in the Sea of Okhotsk in Russia’s Far East, Russian media said. “We have recovered the bodies of 54 victims. Sixty-three crew members have been rescued alive,” Russian news agency Tass reported,...

    Kiev fearful of Russian troops after battlefield defeats
    Apr02

    Kiev fearful of Russian troops after battlefield defeats

    KIEV – Ukraine’s beleaguered forces have faced problems all of their own making as they’ve failed to retake separatist territories during a year of conflict – poor leadership, few supplies, bad coordination.But the main reason Kiev has struggled to reclaim the rebel regions, some analysts in the West and Ukraine say, is...

    Russian trawler with 132 on board sinks, 54 dead, 15 missing
    Apr02

    Russian trawler with 132 on board sinks, 54 dead, 15 missing

    The trawler sank in the Sea of Okhotsk in Russia’s Far East, Russian media said. (Source: Google Maps) At least 54 sailors have died and 15 others are still missing after a trawler with 132 people on board sank Wednesday night in the Sea of Okhotsk in Russia’s Far East, Russian media said. “We have recovered the bodies of 54 victims....

    At least 43 dead after Russian trawler sinks in ocean
    Apr02

    At least 43 dead after Russian trawler sinks in ocean

    PHUKET: At least 43 people have died and 26 are missing after a Russian trawler sank late on Wednesday in the Western Pacific Ocean near the Kamchatka Peninsula, the TASS news agency reported, citing an officer at a maritime rescue coordination center in the area.There were 132 people on board the Dalniy Vostok freezer trawler and 63 people have...

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