Azerbaijan and Armenia report armed clashes in Karabakh conflict areaWorld February 25, 11:45
Head of Russian delegation to OSCE PA says Ukraine not ready for dialogueRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 25, 5:02
Russian baritone Hvorostovsky cancels concerts due to continuing treatmentSociety & Culture February 25, 3:22
Russian prime minister declares 3rd Winter World Military Games openMilitary & Defense February 24, 22:33
Russia to veto UNSC resolution imposing sanctions on Syria — envoyRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 24, 22:29
Ukrainian MP Savchenko arrives in Donetsk republic to visit Ukrainian prisoners — agencyWorld February 24, 22:25
Russian Defense Ministry surprised over German MPs reaction to Reichstag miniature plansRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 24, 16:32
Iraq's PM orders airstrikes on IS positions in SyriaWorld February 24, 16:09
Nord Stream 2 financing model to be ready by year end - OMVBusiness & Economy February 24, 13:44
MOSCOW, March 19. /TASS/. There were 6 foreign citizens on board the Boeing that crashed in Russia's Rostov-on-Don, a source in emergency services told TASS on Saturday.
"The latest reports, based on passengers' ID information, on board were 16 citizens of foreign countries, including 7 people from Ukraine, two from Spain and two more from India, one from Cyprus, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Columbia, Seychelles Islands," the source said, adding out of the 46 Russian nationals 42 come from the Rostov region, two from Volgograd region, one from Krasnodar region and one from Komi.
According to the prosecutor's office of Russia’s Rostov region, the crew captain of Boeing 737-800, that crashed in Rostov-on-Don in south of Russia on Saturday, was a citizen of Cyprus.
The Consulate General of Cyprus in Krasnodar has confirmed that the captain of the aircraft was a citizen of that country.
An official with the consulate said that the office is in constant contact with the Russian Foreign Ministry. The captain was a Cypriot born in 1978, the official said.
According to the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, eight Ukrainian citizens are among the victims of the tragedy. The Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry has confirmed a citizen of Kyrgyzstan was killed in the crash.
On Saturday at 3:42 MSK, Boeing 737-800 of FlyDubai Airlines (flight 981 FZ from Dubai) crashed at the airport of Rostov-on-Don during the second landing in difficult weather conditions (strong side wind and rain). There were 62 people on board. According to preliminary data, no one survived.