CNN will not get away with Syrian boy video — Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswomanWorld June 28, 3:12
WADA move shows trust in Russia’s anti-doping measures — ministerSport June 28, 1:02
US disciplinary procedure against jailed Russian businessman Bout delayed — attorneyWorld June 27, 23:16
FIFA report on Russia’s 2018 World Cup bidding proves legitimacy of its win — deputy PMSport June 27, 21:08
FIFA report on Russia’s 2018 bidding dismisses Western media allegations — LOC chiefSport June 27, 19:53
Encrypting ransomware Petya attacks computers worldwide — Kaspersky LabBusiness & Economy June 27, 19:23
Kremlin says its computers not affected by hacker attackRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 27, 18:55
Security experts urge Putin, Trump to overcome disagreementsWorld June 27, 18:51
Jury to deliver verdict on Nemtsov murder case on June 28Society & Culture June 27, 18:42
MOSCOW, March 25. /TASS/. Commander of a special firefighting and rescue team Eduard Illarionov was killed by an explosion on Friday evening while combating fire at a gunpowder factory in Kazan, the capital city of Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan, a source in the local emergencies services told TASS.
"Eduard Illarionov, commander of the Third Special Firefighting and Rescue team of the Federal Firefighting Service’s 35th Special Branch, was the first to arrive at the site. He ordered his team members to arrange water supplies for fighting the fire. Then he decided to examine the dangerous zone himself," the source elaborated.
According to the source, an explosion occurred while Illarionov was examining the burning building, he suffered severe injuries and died on the way to hospital.
The source also said that the commander had made a right decision that created conditions for extinguishing the fire and prevented casualties among firefighters and factory personnel. "His team played a key role in combating the fire," the emergencies services stressed.
Illarionov was 37 years old.