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Russia rescues 675 anglers off drifting ice sheet

Last Updated: Sunday, April 01, 2012, 19:22

Ice fishing is wildly popular throughout Russia in the winter months.

Russian rig sinks, more than 50 feared dead

Last Updated: Sunday, December 18, 2011, 18:11

The incident was a blow to efforts by Russia to step up offshore oil and gas exploration to stave off a long-term decline in onshore production.

Two die as Russian drilling rig overturns at sea

Last Updated: Sunday, December 18, 2011, 13:57

A criminal probe into the accident has been launch.

Rescuers reach stranded Russian ship: Official

Last Updated: Saturday, January 23, 2010, 14:38

Rescuers evacuated 11 people by helicopter on Saturday morning from a Russian cargo vessel stranded in icy waters off the coast of eastern Russia, an official said.