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    Russia Mourns Plane Crash Victims
    Nov01

    Russia Mourns Plane Crash Victims

    Russia is observing a national day of mourning Sunday for the 217 passengers and seven crew members killed in a plane crash Saturday in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. Nearly all of the passengers were Russian tourists returning to St. Petersburg from the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. Three Ukrainians are also among the dead. Emergency crews...

    Egypt: Official says doomed Russian plane was in good shape
    Nov01

    Egypt: Official says doomed Russian plane was in good shape

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — An Egyptian ground service official who carried out a pre-flight inspection of the Russian passenger plane that crashed in the Sinai Peninsula said Sunday that the Airbus A321-200 appeared to be in good condition.The Metrojet plane, bound for St. Petersburg in Russia, crashed 23 minutes after it took off from...

    Russia holds day of mourning after 224 die in Sinai plane crash
    Nov01

    Russia holds day of mourning after 224 die in Sinai plane crash

    Cairo (AFP) – International investigators have begun probing why a Russian airliner carrying 224 people crashed in a mountainous area of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, killing everyone on board in one of the deadliest Airbus incidents of the past decade.Flags will fly at half mast on official buildings in Russia on Sunday and entertainment...

    Former Kyiv Mayoral Candidate Arrested In Ukraine
    Nov01

    Former Kyiv Mayoral Candidate Arrested In Ukraine

    Security forces in Ukraine have arrested Hennadiy Korban, who ran unsuccessfully for mayor of Kyiv earlier this month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Sinai plane crash: What happened 23 minutes after takeoff?
    Nov01

    Sinai plane crash: What happened 23 minutes after takeoff?

    Children toys, flowers and candles brought by Ukrainians to pay tribute to victims of a Russian plane crash are seen at the Russian Embassy, in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Oct.31, 2015. A Russian passenger plane has crashed in the Sinai peninsula Saturday with 217 passengers, mostly Russians, and seven Russian crew members killed. (AP Photo/Efrem...

    All 224 aboard Russian jet are dead in Egypt crash; terror claim disputed
    Oct31

    All 224 aboard Russian jet are dead in Egypt crash; terror claim disputed

    A Russian passenger jet carrying 224 people from an Egyptian tourist resort along the Red Sea crashed Saturday in a remote part of the violence-plagued Sinai Peninsula, killing all aboard, officials said. The Metrojet Airbus A321, headed to St. Petersburg, had 214 Russians and three Ukrainians… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    No Survivors in Russian Airliner Crash in Egypt
    Oct31

    No Survivors in Russian Airliner Crash in Egypt

    A couple embraces next to a flight information board at Pulkovo airport in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Saturday. ReutersUpdated on October 31 at 1:52 p.m. A Russian passenger plane carrying 224 people crashed Saturday morning in a remote area of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, Egyptian officials said. There were no survivors, the Russian embassy in...

    ISIS claims responsibility for Russian plane crash in Egypt, others say mechanical failure
    Oct31

    ISIS claims responsibility for Russian plane crash in Egypt, others say mechanical failure

    A group affiliated with Islamic State (ISIS) in Egypt claimed responsibility for the crash of a Russian airliner in Egypt on Saturday. But the claims have not been verified and some preliminary reports say mechanical failure is to blame. See also: Russians, Ukrainians mourn compatriots on plane that crashed in Egypt The Airbus A-321, operated by...

    Russian Jet Crashes in Egypt’s Sinai; 224 Feared Dead
    Oct31

    Russian Jet Crashes in Egypt’s Sinai; 224 Feared Dead

    A Russian passenger plane carrying 224 people crashed in a mountainous part of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, apparently killing everyone aboard. The plane disappeared from radar less than half an hour after taking off early Saturday from the resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh. Almost all the passengers were Russian tourists heading home...

    Egypt says it lost contact with a Russian aircraft
    Oct31

    Egypt says it lost contact with a Russian aircraft

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — 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.According to Adel Mahgoub, chairman of the...