BMW to resume premium car deliveries to RussiaBusiness & Economy January 17, 15:48
Russia to appeal ECHR decision on illegitimacy of Dima Yakovlev lawRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 15:40
Record-breaking KAMAZ trucksBusiness & Economy January 17, 15:37
Russian PM says up to $1.8 bln to be earmarked to prop up economy in 2017Business & Economy January 17, 15:35
Lavrov says tensions in Balkans growing, standoff must be preventedRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 15:16
Russian top diplomat: Moscow denies worship of Western liberal valuesRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 15:04
Russia to replace carrier rocket engines after Progress cargo spacecraft crashScience & Space January 17, 14:59
Lavrov blasts Voice of America’s report on alleged Russian hacker attacks as ‘lie’Russian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 14:46
Lawyer says ECHR decision gives US applicants chance to adopt Russian orphansWorld January 17, 14:25
KIEV, July 18. /ITAR-TASS/. As many as 121 people were found dead at the crash site of a Malaysian Airlines passenger plane Boeing-777 in east Ukraine’s Donetsk region, the press service of the Ukrainian State Service of Emergency Situations reported on Friday.
“As many as 121 people were found dead at the air crash site at 7am local time on July 18. Ninety-five emergency workers and 18 units of machinery are involved in the search-and-rescue operation,” the press service said.
Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 crashed in eastern Ukraine Thursday afternoon while performing a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. There were 298 people aboard, including fifteen crewmembers.
Communications with the jet were lost when it was at a distance of some 50 kilometers away from the Ukrainian-Russian border.
The airliner took off from Amsterdam at 12:15 Central European Summer Time (10:15 UTC) and was scheduled to land in Kuala Lumpur at 06:10 Malaysia Time on Friday.
It was expected to enter Russian airspace at 17:20 Moscow Standard Time (13:20 UTC).