Ex-premier says initiative to impeach Poroshenko stems from Ukraine’s economy collapseWorld June 23, 20:20
This week in photos: Confederations Cup opening and summer solstice celebrationsSociety & Culture June 23, 19:11
Turkish ambassador to Russia: Moscow and Ankara to join efforts in war on terrorWorld June 23, 18:45
Ukraine’s finance ministry files appeal to London Court against Russia in $3 bln debt caseBusiness & Economy June 23, 18:42
Ukrainian society tired of Poroshenko’s policy — expertRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 23, 17:58
Deutsche Welle sees Russian international broadcasters as threat to European ideasWorld June 23, 17:34
Watchdog claims Telegram provides means of communication to terroristsBusiness & Economy June 23, 16:45
Russia launches serial production of seaborne air defense missile systemMilitary & Defense June 23, 16:25
Kamaz to invest 50 mln euro in construction of assembly plant in AfricaBusiness & Economy June 23, 16:16
MOSCOW, September 9 (Itar-Tass) - A Mi-2 helicopter has fallen in the Dolinsky district of the Sakhalin Oblast of Russia.
The Russian Emergency Situations Ministry’s (EMERCOM) information department told Itar-Tass that the helicopter crashed 30 km northwest of the town of Dolinsk on the coast of the Sea of ··Okhotsk.
“According to preliminary data, there were two people on board - the pilot and a crewmember. Their fate is being ascertained,” said the source.
The EMERCOM specified that the information about the incident came from eyewitnesses. “They saw the helicopter falling. The Mi-2 helicopter burst into flames as it fell,” the ministry said.
According to the EMERCOM main department for the Sakhalin Oblast, the helicopter was monitoring the condition of local rivers.
An Antonov An-2 plane was being prepared to fly from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to the accident site. A response team of the EMERCOM main department for the Sakhalin Oblast was dispatched to the scene.