NATO secretary general comments on Russian military drillsWorld September 21, 21:34
NATO secretary general hails idea of deploying UN force in UkraineWorld September 21, 21:29
Russia ready to discuss alternative resolutions on UN mission to DonbassRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 21, 20:18
UN approves probe into Islamic State crimes in IraqWorld September 21, 20:10
Russia’s Alrosa mined all-time largest pink diamond in its historyBusiness & Economy September 21, 20:07
Russia submits Zvyagintsev’s film Loveless for OscarsSociety & Culture September 21, 19:16
Diplomat confirms Russia ready to support Iraq in fight against ISRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 21, 19:10
Russian, Syrian diplomats discuss cooperation within OPCWRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 21, 19:01
Putin talks to Russian Alisa voice assistant, inspects unmanned vehicle created by YandexScience & Space September 21, 18:33
MOSCOW, January 11 (Itar-Tass) — Two Russian sailors have been rescued from a South Korean fishing ship which caught fire near the Antarctic coast, the Russian embassy in Australia told Itar-Tass.
According to reports available the two Russian sailors were on board the ship, said Second secretary of the Russian embassy in Australia Maxim Chernyshev. At present, the two Russian sailors are on board a neighboring ship. Their life is not under threat, the diplomat said.
The South Korean ship caught fire in Ross Sea 600 kilometers north of the McMurdo Antarctic Station. The causes of the fire were not immediately known.
Rescue Coordination Center New Zealand (RCCNZ) spokeswoman Sharon Cuzens said a distress call was made last night. There were 40 crewmen on board, the spokeswoman said.