Display of rare impressionist masterpieces from Russian collector wows Parisian art loversSociety & Culture October 26, 8:46
Russia ready to resume humanitarian pauses in AleppoWorld October 26, 7:42
Muscovites commemorate Nord-Ost terrorist attack victimsSociety & Culture October 26, 7:41
Three young men detained in Moscow for throwing flares at US ambassador’s residenceWorld October 25, 22:02
Kremlin gives no comment on alleged US carte blanche to Russia for Aleppo operationRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 25, 21:44
German ARD TV channel to go any length to win case against Russian athlete — lawyerSport October 25, 21:24
Russian, German top diplomats discuss humanitarian situation in Aleppo — ministryRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 25, 20:09
Russia moves up to 40th place in Doing Business-2017 rating — World BankBusiness & Economy October 25, 20:04
Russia hopes to receive roadmap from IPC on Paralympic membership soonSport October 25, 20:03
LOS ANGELES, September 28 (Itar-Tass) —— A Russian emergency airplane with injured parachutist and skydiving world record winner Irina Sinitsyna took off from the international airport in Los Angeles to Moscow on Thursday.
The Il-62 special emergency airplane departed from the international airport in Los Angeles, Russian Consul General in San Francisco Vladimir Vinokurov told Itar-Tass on Thursday. “All passed according to the plan, the social services of the hospital delivered Irina Sinitsyna by a special medical helicopter to the arrived airplane and passed to Russian specialists,” the Russian diplomat noted.
Along with the doctors of the Russian emergency task force Tsentrospas the sister and the doctor of the Russian skydiving team accompanied the Russian skydiver. Several hospitals in Moscow stated that they are ready to admit the wounded skydiver.
The wounded skydiver remains in heavy condition. The parachutist remained in coma after an unsuccessful skydiving jump on the Californian airport Perris Valley. “Last Sunday a big group of parachutists from different countries, including Russian skydivers, have made an attempt at breaking a skydiving world record, forming a geometrical figure – rectangle in the skies with the participation of 100 skydivers in special aerodynamic suits. The incident occurred in the unfolding and opening of the main parachute. In the air Irina collided with some skydivers, after that she had stuck in the cords and failed to open a backup parachute timely.
“The doctors estimate her condition as extremely severe, she is in coma,” sport director of the Aerograd Kolomna, where the skydiver is training, Dmitry Khaitovsky said before.