TV: Islamic State re-enters ancient city of PalmyraWorld December 10, 21:20
Saudi minister says Russia led consultations process with OPECBusiness & Economy December 10, 20:41
UK foreign secretary says protection of civilians should be 'top priority' in SyriaWorld December 10, 20:31
Non-OPEC states join historic oil cut dealBusiness & Economy December 10, 20:23
Russian diplomat urges Western reporters to be unbiased in war news coverageRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 10, 20:08
Russia, Oman enter committee for control over oil production — Iraqi oil ministerBusiness & Economy December 10, 20:07
Iran's oil minister says non-OPEC countries agree to cut oil production by 600,000 barrelsBusiness & Economy December 10, 19:42
Russia, Oman enter committee on controlling oil production created by OPEC - BloombergBusiness & Economy December 10, 17:40
Source claims OPEC and non-OPEC states finalizing results of meeting, agreement 'close'Business & Economy December 10, 17:07
GORNO-ALTAISK, March 9 (Itar-Tass) – The search for the last 6th teenager, who went missing under the avalanche on March 3, was resumed in the Mongun-Taiga district of the Russian Republic of Tuva on Saturday morning. Last Thursday and Friday the rescue operation was suspended over the bad weather, Deputy Prime Minister of the republican government Vitaly Bartyna-Sady, who is working at the tragedy place, told Itar-Tass.
In his words, the snow blizzards with the gusts of wind of up to 25 metres per second that had been raging for the last two days stopped on the Ak-Bashtyg Mount, where the search continues on Saturday. Thanks to this factor the first team of 16 rescuers with sniffer dogs went up to the avalanche fall site. If the favourable weather persists, though it is changing very quickly in the area, one more team of up to 20 rescuers will join the search.
The numerical strength of the task force, which is involved in the cleanup of the avalanche in the Mongun-Taiga district makes 236 people, 41 units of machinery and five teams of police dog handlers.
Last Wednesday, five teenagers were found dead on the Ak-Bashtyg Mount. The rescuers from the Siberian regional emergency situation centre descended their bodies to the basic camp, then brought them to the settlement Mugur-Aksy. All youngsters were identified. The funerals of the avalanche victims will be held on Saturday.
On Sunday, March 3, the team of seven teenagers went up skiing on the Ak-Bashtyg Mount at an altitude of 3,252 metres above the sea level. The climbers included six students of the local secondary school and a 18-year-old school graduate. In the descent from the mountain the avalanche covered them. Only Anton Salchak, 17, survived. All youngsters were the athletes, including two wrestlers and five kickboxers. The only survivor Anton Salchak is the European kickboxing champion.