PROFILE: Emmanuel Macron poised to become France’s youngest presidentWorld April 24, 6:44
North Korea ready to carry out nuclear test at any time — South Korean paperWorld April 24, 5:56
Swedish think tank SIPRI puts Russia in world’s top three biggest defense spendersMilitary & Defense April 24, 4:35
Ukraine reconciliation meeting in Minsk postponed over OSCE car blastWorld April 24, 3:21
Macron announces his victory in first round of French presidential voteWorld April 24, 1:29
Le Pen gets 23.08%, Macron - 23.11% after 33 mln votes counted — Interior MinistryWorld April 23, 23:58
Preliminary results of French polls reveal defeat of two leading partiesWorld April 23, 22:49
Macron, Le Pen lead in first round of French election — TVWorld April 23, 21:33
Russian Foreign Ministry slams OSCE car incident in Donbass as 'provocation'Russian Politics & Diplomacy April 23, 19:41
MOSCOW, July 3. /TASS/. Russia’s rescuers have launched a search effort for the Mi-8 helicopter that went missing on Thursday night in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area, in the central part of the West Siberian Plain, the Emergencies Ministry said.
"This night, the Mi-8 helicopter that departed from Nizhnevartovsk failed to arrive on time. According to preliminary information, five people are onboard," the ministry said.
The search effort currently involves over 90 people and around ten pieces of equipment, including over 70 personnel of the Emergencies Ministry. "The grouping’s forces and means are being strengthened," it said.
A Mi-8 helicopter with a team of rescuers onboard is preparing to join the operation.