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    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...

    Russians, Ukrainians mourn compatriots on plane that crashed in Egypt
    Oct31

    Russians, Ukrainians mourn compatriots on plane that crashed in Egypt

    Russia’s association of tour operators has released the names of all 224 people who were on board the Kogalymavia Airbus A321 that crashed on the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday. Russian authorities say there are no survivors See also: No survivors of Russian plane crash in Sinai, Egypt says While the exact cause is still unknown, sources...

    Egypt says Russian aircraft crashes in Sinai, no survivors
    Oct31

    Egypt says Russian aircraft crashes in Sinai, no survivors

    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. According to Adel Mahgoub, chairman of the state company that runs...

    The Latest: Egypt confirms Russian plane crashes in Sinai
    Oct31

    The Latest: Egypt confirms Russian plane crashes in Sinai

    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — The latest news on a Russian passenger plane that crashed on a flight from Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, to St. Petersburg, Russia.3:55 p.m.A top Egyptian official says except for three Ukrainian passengers, everyone on board the Russian Metrojet flight that crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula was a Russian citizen.Adel...

    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...

    In Russia, Outpouring of Grief for Crash Victims
    Oct31

    In Russia, Outpouring of Grief for Crash Victims

    CAIRO, Egypt—The latest news on a Russian passenger plane that has crashed on a flight from Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, to St. Petersburg, Russia. 4:20 p.m. Egypt’s foreign minister has promised to work closely with Russian officials and experts to find the cause of the deadly plane crash in the Sinai Peninsula. Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry...

    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...

    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...