US envoy to UN pays tribute to Churkin’s ‘great skill’ in advocating Russia's positionWorld February 20, 23:29
Energy minister says Russia outpaces its February schedule of oil production cutBusiness & Economy February 20, 23:02
Russian UN envoy Vitaly Churkin’s death is big loss for Russia, premier saysRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 20, 22:52
Colleagues mourn Russia's ambassador to UN as 'diplomatic giant and wonderful character'World February 20, 21:58
Putin offers condolences over UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin’s deathRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 20, 21:21
Russia’s Foreign Ministry lost outstanding diplomat — spokeswoman on UN envoy’s deathRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 20, 20:54
Russia's ambassador to UN Vitaly Churkin diesRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 20, 20:24
Antimonopoly service orders Apple to open official service center in Russia by May 1Business & Economy February 20, 20:18
Russian experts made no firm conclusions on resumption of flights to Egypt in near futureBusiness & Economy February 20, 20:03
“The authorities are doing their best to contribute to experts’ work,” the press service says.
“In the morning specialists, who are working on the site of the crash, have thoroughly studied the wing centre section’s wreckage. Later the commission examined the crew cabin’s wreckage,” the press service says.
“Based on the analysis the commission recommended to pay attention to the concrete structure of the airliner and take photos of its separate parts,” it says.
Specialists have arrived in Kharkiv and started their work without delay.
Two planes have left for Kharkiv. A special plane from the Netherlands carries equipment and another aircraft transports seven experts, the press service says.
“According to the latest figures provided by the Ukrainian State Service for Emergency Situations, 272 bodies have been found, of which 251 bodies are in refrigerators at the Torez station,” he said.
The Malaysia Airlines Boeing-777 airliner en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in the area of combat actions between local militias and Ukrainian governmental troops in east Ukraine’s Donetsk region on Thursday, July 17. All 298 people aboard the plane died in the air crash.