Russia’s Shipulin clinches gold in 20km individual race of IBU World Cup stage in ItalySport January 20, 19:18
Prominent Russian adventurer Konyukhov to take samples from Mariana Trench floorSociety & Culture January 20, 19:15
Gazprom CEO says North Stream-2 pipeline proves relevanceBusiness & Economy January 20, 19:10
More survivors found in avalanche-hit Italian hotel — mediaWorld January 20, 18:48
LIVE: Donald Trump's inaugurationWorld January 20, 18:21
Photos of the week: Trump in front of Lincoln, Miss Universe beauties and icy plungesSociety & Culture January 20, 18:21
Kremlin spokesman shrugs off cabinet shake-up rumors as ‘usual fun and games’Russian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 18:17
Kremlin not stricken by any 'horror' from Trump's inaugurationRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 18:08
Russian Foreign Ministry says situation in Venezuela may lead to color revolutionRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 17:47
MOSCOW, September 6 (Itar-Tass) — No Russian nationals were injured in the quake hitting Costa Rica on Wednesday, September 5, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported on Thursday.
The quake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale had the epicenter on the Pacific coast in Puntarenas Province, approximately 130 kilometers away from capital San Jose.
President of Costa Rica Laura Chinchilla said the authorities of the country work actively to determine the scope of the damage and liquidate the aftermath of the quake.
"According to the Russian Embassy to Costa Rica, no one among the Russian nationals staying in that country, including staffers of our foreign missions and members of their families, was injured," the ministry said.
"The Russian diplomatic mission functions in its routine regime and maintains contacts with fellow countrymen living in Costa Rica," the ministry reported.