Former member of Russia’s State Duma gunned down in KievWorld March 23, 13:42
Putin says Russian-Chinese ties reached unprecedentedly high levelRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 23, 13:40
Lavrov says Russian-US relations in ‘stand-by mode’ for nowRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 23, 13:00
Press review: Kiev bans disabled Eurovision singer and Russia's arms sales skyrocketPress Review March 23, 13:00
Russian ground forces may get new small-range air defense system by 2030Military & Defense March 23, 12:54
Kremlin hopes Kiev will rethink ban on disabled Russian Eurovision contestantRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 23, 12:36
Russian banks willing to withdraw from Ukrainian market, Kremlin saysBusiness & Economy March 23, 12:30
Crimean leader calls on Eurovision participants to boycott contest in KievRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 23, 12:17
Four dead, 29 in hospital after London attacks — policeWorld March 23, 11:36
MOSCOW, October 12 (Itar-Tass) —— There are three Russian sailors among the crewmembers of the tanker Cape Bird seized by Nigerian pirates, the Russian Trade Union of Seafarers said on Wednesday, October 12.
“The shipping company has already notified the sailors’ families of the incident. Negotiations for release of the ship and the crewmembers have begun,” the trade union said.
In addition to Russians, there are also Georgians, Ukrainians and Latvians in the tanker’s crew.
The tanker owned by the German company Columbia Deutschland was seized on October 8 some 70 nautical miles from Lagos. The tanker flying the flag of the Marshall Islands and the crew were taken in an unknown direction, and their whereabouts are not known at the moment.