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
CAIRO, April 9. /TASS/. A charter flight carrying 232 Russian tourists and nine crew members has made an emergency landing after an egine failure at the airport of Sharm el-Sheikh, a popular Egyptian resort on the Red Sea, an airport spokesman said on Thursday.
The plane bound for Ufa, the capital of the Russian Republic of Bashkiria, was dumping fuel for two hours before landing. No one was injured in the incident.
The airport's services were put on alert. Fire engines and some 20 ambulance cars were waiting for the landing, the airport's spokesman said.