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    Russian Plane Carrying 224 People Crashes In Egypt
    Oct31

    Russian Plane Carrying 224 People Crashes In Egypt

    By Yusri Mohammed and Ahmed Mohamed HassanISMAILIA, Egypt/CAIRO, Oct 31 (Reuters) – A Russian airliner carrying 224 passengers and crew crashed in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula on Saturday after losing radar contact and plummeting from its cruising altitude, killing all aboard.The Airbus A321, operated by Russian airline Kogalymavia under...

    Russian Passenger Plane Crashes in Sinai, Egypt Says
    Oct31

    Russian Passenger Plane Crashes in Sinai, Egypt Says

    (SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt) — A Russian aircraft carrying 224 people, including 17 children, crashed Saturday in a remote mountainous region in the Sinai Peninsula about 20 minutes after taking off from a Red Sea resort popular with Russian tourists, the Egyptian government said. There were no survivors, the Russian Embassy in Cairo said on its...

    No survivors of Russian plane crash in Sinai, Egypt says
    Oct31

    No survivors of Russian plane crash in Sinai, Egypt says

    UPDATED 2:20 p.m. GMT There are no survivors from a Russian plane with 224 on board that crashed in a mountainous area of Egypt’s Sinai, Egyptian authorities said Saturday, as search and recovery teams investigated the wreckage Reuters reported that the “black box” data recorder has been found Air traffic controllers lost...

    LIVE: No survivors as Russian aircraft with 224 people aboard crashes in Egypt
    Oct31

    LIVE: No survivors as Russian aircraft with 224 people aboard crashes in Egypt

    Relatives of the victims of a Russian airliner with 217 passengers and seven crew aboard has crashed, react as they gather at Pulkovo airport in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky) A Russian airliner carrying 224 passengers and crew crashed in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula on Saturday after losing radar...

    217 Russians, three Ukrainians were on board crashed Russian plane
    Oct31

    217 Russians, three Ukrainians were on board crashed Russian plane

    CAIRO: A Russian aircraft carrying more than 220 people crashed Saturday in a remote mountainous region in the Sinai Peninsula more than 20 minutes after take-off from a Red Sea resort popular with Russian tourists, Egypt’s Ministry of Civil Aviation said. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Crashed Russian plane had 214 Russian passengers, three Ukrainians
    Oct31

    Crashed Russian plane had 214 Russian passengers, three Ukrainians

    CAIRO (Reuters) – A Russian passenger plane that crashed in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula on Saturday was carrying 214 Russian passengers and three Ukrainians, the Egyptian cabinet said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    217 Russians, three Ukrainians was on board crashed Russian plane
    Oct31

    217 Russians, three Ukrainians was on board crashed Russian plane

    CAIRO: A Russian aircraft carrying more than 220 people crashed Saturday in a remote mountainous region in the Sinai Peninsula more than 20 minutes after take-off from a Red Sea resort popular with Russian tourists, Egypt’s Ministry of Civil Aviation said. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Vladimir Putin orders emergency teams to crash site of Russian plane
    Oct31

    Vladimir Putin orders emergency teams to crash site of Russian plane

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered rescue teams to fly out to Egypt to work on the crash site Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the emergency ministry to dispatch rescue teams to Egypt, where a Russian passenger plane with 224 on board crashed today. “The head of state has given orders to send emergency ministry (teams) to Egypt...

    Russia and the Curse of Geography
    Oct31

    Russia and the Curse of Geography

    Reuters / Presidential Press ServiceVladimir Putin says he is a religious man, a great supporter of the Russian Orthodox Church. If so, he may well go to bed each night, say his prayers, and ask God: “Why didn’t you put mountains in eastern Ukraine?” If God had built mountains in eastern Ukraine, then the great expanse of flatland that is...

    Opinion: The Risks of Having Giant Friends
    Oct31

    Opinion: The Risks of Having Giant Friends

    Right now no one could know where the Russian intervention in Syria might end. Entering a war is often easy and getting out always difficult. However, if history provides any indication, the kind of intervention we now witness in Syria has seldom achieved its stated objectives. If the mood music from Moscow is to be trusted, the Russian objective...