Some 12,000 troops to take part in post-Soviet security bloc’s drillsMilitary & Defense September 26, 15:48
Germany remains one of Russia’s key partners in Europe — KremlinRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 26, 15:33
Russian Defense Ministry calls on UN to increase humanitarian aid to SyriaWorld September 26, 14:59
Kremlin says open skies treaty controversies must be settled within pact's frameworkRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 26, 14:31
Embassy of Spain evacuated in Moscow due to bomb scareWorld September 26, 14:21
Putin discusses Kurdish referendum with Erdogan, RouhaniRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 26, 14:03
Russia may create 'drone swarms' capable of making decisions in 5 yearsMilitary & Defense September 26, 14:01
Kremlin urges Facebook to honor Russian lawsBusiness & Economy September 26, 13:53
Russian army to get bulk of Terminator armored vehicles in 2018Military & Defense September 26, 13:33
YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK, October 2. /TASS/. At least one person has been killed and 16 others have been hospitalized after a powerful cyclone hit the island of Sakhalin in Russia's Far East, local authorities said on Friday.
"As a result of the cyclone, one person has died and 16 have been sent to hospital, including one child," the department of the region’s information policy told TASS citing preliminary data.
The island was flooded by 40% of a month's normal rainfall. Wind force reached 39 meters per hour, felling more than 1,000 trees in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, the island’s capital, and damaging 218 roofs.
Sakhalin governor Oleg Kozhemyako had to leave the Black Sea resort of Sochi, currently assembling an economic forum.