Moscow says Turkish airstrikes in Iraq, Syria escalate already tense situationRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 26, 20:55
North Korea ‘neither fears war nor wants to avoid it,’ says country’s UN missionWorld April 26, 20:37
Russia’s Emergencies Ministry to continue helping Serbia in mine clearance in 2017Military & Defense April 26, 20:20
Putin says Russia, China maintain relations at 'unprecedentedly high level'Russian Politics & Diplomacy April 26, 20:02
Polls shows number of happy Russians at record-breaking historic highSociety & Culture April 26, 19:27
IS recruiting Taliban fighters in Afghanistan — Russia’s General StaffMilitary & Defense April 26, 18:49
Coffin with presumed remains of 19th century Russian general dug up in TurkeySociety & Culture April 26, 18:26
Russian envoy says enacting nuke ban treaty will lay basis for stable strategic tiesRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 26, 18:13
Tokyo to draw up cooperation plans for South Kurils and heed locals’ opinionsBusiness & Economy April 26, 17:37
MOSCOW, April 18 (Itar-Tass) – Russian President Vladimir Putin offered condolences to his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama over the death of people in the blast, which rocked a chemical plant in the Texas city West.
In the telegram of condolence the Russian president “from myself and from all Russians expressed the support to those people, who lost their near and dear, and wished the soonest recovery to injured people,” the Kremlin press service reported.
According to the preliminary reports, the explosion, which rocked a fertilizer plant in the U.S. city West, Texas, killed from 60 to 70 people, and hundreds of people were injured. The doctors estimated that no less than 40 wounded people are in critical condition.
The blast damaged tens of neighbouring buildings. The U.S. authorities announced the forced evacuation of people from West over the spreading of the toxic agents in the air.