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Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

The Tu-154 jet, whose passengers included more than 60 members of the internationally-renowned Red Army Choir, was heading to Russia`s military base in Syria.

Act of terror `not at forefront` of plane crash probe: Kremlin

The probe into the Russian plane crash that killed 92 people on Sunday is not considering an act of terror as a strong possible cause of the accident, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday.

Death toll rises to 71 from toxic bath essence in Russia's Siberia

The death toll in Siberia from people drinking bath essence containing methanol rose to 71 today, the Russian health ministry said.

Death toll rises to 71 from toxic bath essence in Russia

Impoverished drinkers in Russia often turn to cheap vodka substitutes such as perfumes and cleansers because they cost far less than legitimate alcoholic drinks.
 

Vladimir Putin demands curbs on surrogate alcohol after 62 die in Siberia

Vladimir Putin demands curbs on surrogate alcohol after 62 die in Siberia

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday demanded restrictions on the sale of surrogate alcohol after at least 62 people died in Siberia from drinking bath oil laced with methylated spirit in search of alcoholic highs.

Russia: 33 dead in Siberia after drinking bath essence

Russia: 33 dead in Siberia after drinking bath essence

The Investigative Committee has launched a probe into the deaths caused by drinking a liquid labelled as hawthorn-scented bath essence and has detained two people.
 

Russian military plane with 39 onboard crashes in Siberia, no casualties reported

Russian military plane with 39 onboard crashes in Siberia, no casualties reported

A plane carrying Russian soldiers crashed early Monday, seriously injuring 16, the defence ministry said, quoted by Russian news agencies.

Giant snowballs discovered along Siberia's coast leaves locals puzzled!

Giant snowballs discovered along Siberia's coast leaves locals puzzled!

A similar phenomenon was witnessed in the Gulf of Finland in December 2014, and on Lake Michigan in December 2015.

Undeterred by unrest, migratory birds keep tryst with Kashmir

Undeterred by unrest, migratory birds keep tryst with Kashmir

Undeterred by the prolonged unrest in Kashmir, hundreds of migratory birds are reaching this wetland reserve daily to keep their annual tryst with the Valley.

MI-8 helicopter crashes in Russia's Siberia; 21 killed, 3 evacuated

MI-8 helicopter crashes in Russia's Siberia; 21 killed, 3 evacuated

Twenty-one people were killed and three others rescued after an MI-8 helicopter crash-landed in Russian Siberia`s Yamal Peninsula on Friday night due to poor weather conditions.

A Russian firefighting plane with 10 people on board went missing today

A Russian firefighting plane with 10 people on board went missing today as it was battling forest blazes in Siberia, authorities said.

Russia's new MC-21: A challenge to Boeing, Airbus planes?

Russia's new MC-21: A challenge to Boeing, Airbus planes?

Russia on Wednesday presented a new medium-range passenger plane which state media said was superior to its Western-made counterparts in many respects. 

Russian helicopter crashes in Siberia; 15 killed

Russian helicopter crashes in Siberia; 15 killed

Fifteen people were killed in Russia on Thursday when a civilian helicopter crashed in Siberia, regional authorities said.

30,000-year-old 'giant virus' discovered in Siberian wilderness

30,000-year-old 'giant virus' discovered in Siberian wilderness

Scientists have discovered a 30,000-year-old prehistoric virus in deep underground in the frozen wilderness of north-eastern Siberia.

ArcelorMittal sells its Kuzbass coal mines in Siberia

World's largest steel maker ArcelorMittal has announced selling its Kuzbass coal mines in the Kemerovo region of Siberia to Russia's National Fuel Company (NTK).

US firm walks out of OVL's Russia project after US sanctions

OVL, the overseas arm of state explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), in September 2013, roped in Denver-based Liberty Resources to tap Bazhenov shale formations in Siberia.