Austria’s OMV head tells Putin about joint plans with Gazprom to extract gas in SiberiaBusiness & Economy April 28, 15:16
Central Bank may lower key rate to 8.5% by year’s end — Ex-Finance Minister KudrinBusiness & Economy April 28, 15:02
Russia to reach target oil production cut level on April 30 — energy ministerBusiness & Economy April 28, 14:36
Bernie Ecclestone says racing track in Sochi remains among his favorite onesSport April 28, 14:19
Russia ready to provide Hitler’s skull to scrutinize its authenticitySociety & Culture April 28, 14:15
State-run Ukrainian bank launches seizure of ex-president Yanukovich’s assetsBusiness & Economy April 28, 14:05
Russia to upgrade parachute for Ratnik ‘soldier of future’ combat outfitMilitary & Defense April 28, 13:46
Russia's Central Bank reduces key rate to 9.25%Business & Economy April 28, 13:39
Turkey, Russia clinch agreement on S-400 air defense system deliveriesMilitary & Defense April 28, 13:38
MOSCOW, July 7 (Itar-Tass) —— Five Russians injured in the bus crash in Ukraine are in heavy condition, and one woman is in critical condition, Russian Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said.
Twenty nine people were injured in the crash. They are hospitalized, she told a meeting in the Emergencies Ministry. Vice-Premier Olga Golodets chaired the meeting.
Some of the people cannot be taken to Moscow. Three people were operated on. Doctors do not allow transporting them, but the state of the patients may change, Ukrainian Deputy Emergencies Minister Vasily Kvashuk said during the video conference.
Golodets thanked the Ukrainian side for the help.
The crash of the bus, which was carrying Russian pilgrims to the Pochayev Monastery, occurred at the 119km of the Kiev-Chernigov road on Saturday morning. The bus crossed the other lane and overturned. Fourteen people died and 29 were injured in the crash. Forty five people were in the bus.
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed the Health Ministry and the Emergencies Ministry to provide aid for the people. The premier expressed condolences to relatives of the victims.
An EMERCOM plane was planned to fly out from Moscow to take the injured people to Russia.