US imposes new sanctions on Syria over suspected chemical attackWorld April 24, 21:23
Russian businessman plans to build sailplane to fly around the globe nonstop in 5 daysScience & Space April 24, 19:50
Roscosmos excludes three cosmonauts from space teamScience & Space April 24, 19:34
Russian Foreign Ministry: Terrorists in Syria may get chemical weapons from Libya, IraqRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 24, 19:05
US not ready yet to restart arms control dialog, Russian diplomat saysRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 24, 18:57
Court recognizes Russia’s Sports Ministry as affected party in WADA whistleblower caseSport April 24, 18:48
Elephant, giraffe and wildcats found among Muscovites’ house petsSociety & Culture April 24, 17:48
Putin calls for setting apart real anti-corruption crusaders from political show-offsRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 24, 16:34
Moscow court turns down Jehovah’s Witnesses bid to fight Justice Ministry’s banWorld April 24, 16:08
VLADIVOSTOK, December 24 (Itar-Tass) — The Russian motorship Samarga got into an emergency situation in the Sea of Japan (East Sea) on Monday. The high-powered tugboat Lazurit has been sent out from Vladivostok in aid to to the fully deenergized motorship which has no way.
The tugboat is to cover 200 miles to reach the area where the ship is drifting. The tugboat is to approach the ship in distress on December 25.
According to a report by Vladivostok harbour master Alexander Kuvshinov, yet another Russian ship , which is 65 miles away from the stricken ship, is hurrying to help the ship in distress.
The atmosphere on borad the ship in distress is stable. Everything is normal with the crew. Weather in the distress area is as follows: wind velocity is up to 15 metres per second, and waves are two metres high.