Putin praises work of Independent Public Anti-Doping CommissionSport May 23, 20:38
Russia needs expanding representation in global sports federations — ministerSport May 23, 20:21
Russian athletes must be trained for Olympics under certain geographic conditions — PutinSport May 23, 19:38
Final charges brought against Russian ex-economy minister UlyukayevBusiness & Economy May 23, 18:59
WADA delegation to visit Moscow this week to help with membership reinstatementSport May 23, 18:48
US President Donald Trump's first trip abroadWorld May 23, 18:41
Russian scientists master stimulating neurons with infrared irradiationScience & Space May 23, 18:37
Global research team cracks bacteria transmission codes to combat drug-resistant strainsScience & Space May 23, 17:44
Ukrainian politician warns imposing TV language quotas may deepen rift in societyWorld May 23, 17:06
MOSCOW, October 31 (Itar-Tass) — The Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations is prepared to send its rescuers to Cuba to help eliminate the after-effects of devastating hurricane Sandy, the ministry's press service told Itar-Tass.
In compliance with the instructions issued by the Russian leadership the Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations is planning to carry out an operation of humanitarian assistance to the population of Cuba who suffered from the hurricane, a spokesperson for the Emergencies Ministry told Itar-Tass.
On Wednesday three planes of the ministry with experts from Tsentrospas (Rescue Center) and Leader as well as relief supplies on board are planned to fly to Cuba from Ramenskoye aerodrome near Moscow.
Earlier, the Ministry for Emergency Situations said it was planning to airlift a batch of construction materials to Cuba for the restoration of houses ruined by the hurricane. The Ministry for Emergency Situations is also prepared to render other humanitarian assistance to Cuba, proceeding from Cuba's needs, it said.