Kiev military launch more than 200 shells, destroy house in DonbassWorld October 23, 11:10
Rescuers evacuate 15 people from house hit by gas explosionSociety & Culture October 23, 11:07
Russian health minister says producing vaccines in Nicaragua is "very profitable"Society & Culture October 23, 7:36
Russia, EU should set up strategic planning committee — former foreign ministerRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 23, 6:07
DPR to raise issue of Ukrainian forces’ shellings in DPR’s south — envoyWorld October 23, 5:06
Georgia’s Orthodox patriarch to visit Moscow to mark Russian patriarch’s 70th birthdaySociety & Culture October 23, 4:21
Iraqi forces enter last settlement on northern approaches to Mosul — mediaWorld October 23, 3:56
Azerbaijan’s president says his country will not increase oil outputBusiness & Economy October 23, 3:29
Second round of parliamentary election to be held in Lithuania on SundayWorld October 23, 2:49
GORNO-ALTAISK, December 30 (Itar-Tass) —— The appraisal of quake aftereffects in Kyzyl, the capital of Tuva, will continue through January 15. The quake occurred on December 27, 100 kilometers away from the city.
A commission will check up the condition of homes, public utilities, administrative and social buildings, a source in the city administration told Itar-Tass on Friday.
The initial evaluation was done immediately after the quake, and a more thorough examination of buildings in the city with a population of 110,000 was ordered.
In the words of Yeniseiskaya TGK Executive Director Yevgeny Zhadovets, the Kyzyl thermal power plant did not sustain significant damage in the latest earthquake.
“There are some cracks in panel seams and brick walls but they cannot impede the power plant operation. The personnel have tightened control over the condition of the power plant equipment,” he told Itar-Tass on Friday.
Emergency Situations Minister Sergei Shoigu ordered a group of experts to evaluate the damage. The Kyzyl thermal power plant was included in the list of inspected facilities due to its strategic significance.