Mexico knocks out Russia from FIFA Confederations Cup with 2-1 win in KazanSport June 24, 19:59
Putin visits Crimean youth camp ArtekSociety & Culture June 24, 19:42
Conflict around Qatar should be settled by diplomatic means - source at Foreign MinistryRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 24, 16:44
More than 237,000 fans attend Confederations Cup matches already - Deputy PM MutkoSport June 24, 15:03
Sistema's president hopes for dialogue with Rosneft on settlement agreementBusiness & Economy June 24, 14:56
CNN deletes article about meeting between Scaramucci and Russian Direct Investment FundWorld June 24, 13:12
Ukrainian Army units shell Donetsk Republic in first hours of newceasefireWorld June 24, 5:19
Politician says Russia vs Mexico football game will be interesting to watchSport June 23, 21:11
Kyrgyz president sees revival of relations with Russia as major result of his tenureWorld June 23, 20:49
YEKATERINBURG, August 9 (Itar-Tass) - A self-made dam in Chelyabinsk region’s Yuzhny settlement was ruined by heavy rains, which have been pouring for several days. Press service of the regional police told Itar-Tass on Friday that the water had swept a car with two people in it. Both persons died.
The complicated situation develops in the Chelyabinsk region’s several districts. Rescuers evacuated from the town of Kartaly 96 people, including eight children. All of them are staying with relatives. In the Verkhneuralsk district, rescuers evacuated over 200 children and adults from holiday camps and took them home.
Over 350 houses are swamped in the Chelyabinsk region, Russia’s EMERCOM reported earlier on Friday.
“As of 07:00 Moscow time, heavy rains and high water in the Kyzyl-Chilik River have swamped 351 houses in Parizh, Nagaibaksk region, and in Kartaly, where 1,091 people live,” the Emergency Situations Ministry said.
511 yards and one bridge are under water. Rescuers have evacuated 628 people to safe places, where 374 people are staying in temporary camps.
“The operation involves 520 rescuers and 128 specialized vehicles,” EMERCOM reported.