All articles tagged "accidents"

Collision of Russian and American satellites could be planned by US – officer Collision of Russian and American satellites could be planned by US – officer

6 Mar, 03:52 PM 18 comments

A Russian senior officer has voiced suspicions that the collision between a US Iridium satellite and a Russian military satellite last month was intentionally caused by the United States

Tags: space, satellite, US, accidents

Moscow hit-and-run driver downs 16 people in fight against bureaucracy Moscow hit-and-run driver downs 16 people in fight against bureaucracy

6 Mar, 03:54 PM 18 comments

The driver who hit 16 pedestrians, including a US national, near Russia’s largest university has announced he did it on purpose.

Tags: accidents, weird, crime, cars

Crash prompts Russia to toughen penalties for drunken pilots Crash prompts Russia to toughen penalties for drunken pilots

13 Mar, 02:06 PM 17 comments

Russia’s Transport Ministry is drafting a law to toughen penalties for aircraft pilots caught flying under the influence of alcohol

Tags: accidents, planes, alcohol

Nine Russian tourists killed in Vietnam bus crash Nine Russian tourists killed in Vietnam bus crash

16 Mar, 10:43 PM 7 comments

Nine Russian tourists died, and several more were critically injured in a bus crash in Vietnam.

Tags: crashes, accidents

4 killed, 8 injured in a stampede struggling to enter disco for free 4 killed, 8 injured in a stampede struggling to enter disco for free

22 Mar, 03:41 PM 18 comments

Four people were killed and eight wounded in a stampede at the entrance to a night club in a Russian city, after the club's owners announced free entrance to the disco.

Tags: accidents

14 killed, 4 wounded in Russian bus accident 14 killed, 4 wounded in Russian bus accident

26 Mar, 10:02 PM 14 comments

Fourteen people got killed and four injured when a bus collided with a truck and burst into flames not far from Moscow.

Tags: accidents

Sapper dies demining pipeline in Russian south Sapper dies demining pipeline in Russian south

10 Apr, 01:03 PM 1 comment

A bomb explosion has killed a field engineer working to remove explosive mines from a major gas pipeline in the republic of Dagestan in Russia’s south.

Tags: gas, Dagestan, ecplosions, accidents

Turkmenistan wants Russia to compensate gas pipeline blast Turkmenistan wants Russia to compensate gas pipeline blast

14 Apr, 02:45 PM 5 comments

After blaming Russia for causing the blast that ripped open a gas pipeline in Turkmenistan last week, the Central Asian country went on to say it will demand compensation of damages from Russia.

Tags: Turkmenistan, gas, explosions, accidents

Landslide kills 16 in Kyrgyz village Landslide kills 16 in Kyrgyz village

16 Apr, 11:18 PM 1 comment

A landslide that covered a village in Kyrgyzstan has killed at least 16 people, local authorities say.

Tags: accidents, disasters, Kyrgyzstan

Three -meter-high bronze statue collapses in south Russian hero city Three -meter-high bronze statue collapses in south Russian hero city

20 Apr, 04:00 PM

A memorial to Soviet heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad has been toppled by high winds in the center of Volgograd

Tags: accidents, natural disasters

Russian helicopter with 7 onboard goes missing over Siberia Russian helicopter with 7 onboard goes missing over Siberia

22 Apr, 01:13 PM 1 comment

A Mi-2 helicopter with seven people on board has gone missing in the Tomsk region of Russia’s Siberia.

Tags: aircrafts, accidents

Parents of Bodensee air disaster victims seek $600 mln from US companies Parents of Bodensee air disaster victims seek $600 mln from US companies

23 Apr, 01:14 PM 11 comments

The families of children killed in an aircraft disaster over Bodensee Lake are seeking $600 million in damages from two American companies that installed security systems on the planes that collided in 2002.

Tags: aircrafts, accidents, Spain

Five-drunk-men-on-one-motorbike stunt ends in death Five-drunk-men-on-one-motorbike stunt ends in death

27 Apr, 01:47 PM 33 comments

A motorcycle being ridden by five drunken men crashed into the wall of a building in Russian town Byisk, South Siberia. Three of the men were thrown through a window into the apartment of an 81-year-old woman. One of them died at the scene as a result of a head injury.

Tags: accidents, weird, crashes

2 killed in reality show studio collapse in Georgia 2 killed in reality show studio collapse in Georgia

27 Apr, 03:59 PM

Two people were killed Sunday when a five-storey building housing Georgia's 'Star Academy' reality TV show collapsed.

Tags: TV, accidents, explosions, Georgia

17 killed in Russian-made helicopter crash in Venezuela 17 killed in Russian-made helicopter crash in Venezuela

4 May, 10:47 PM 3 comments

A Mi-35 military helicopter crash has killed 18 Venezuelan soldiers, who were patrolling Venezuela's border with Colombia.

Tags: aircrafts, accidents, Venezuela, helicopters

Russian Prosecutor’s office probes illegal helicopter hunting case Russian Prosecutor’s office probes illegal helicopter hunting case

6 May, 11:29 PM 12 comments

A criminal investigation has been launched into a helicopter accident involving high-ranking Russian officials. Environmentalists say an illegal helicopter hunt turned into a tragedy during a chase after endangered goats.

Tags: aircrafts, accidents, animals

4 killed as Russian pilot crashes light aircraft in Bolivia 4 killed as Russian pilot crashes light aircraft in Bolivia

13 May, 11:01 PM 5 comments

Four people, including a Russian pilot, have died in Bolivia in a light aircraft crash.

Tags: aircrafts, accidents, Bolivia

7 injured as Russian-made fighter jet crashes in India 7 injured as Russian-made fighter jet crashes in India

15 May, 12:52 PM 9 comments

A Russian-made Mig-27 fighter aircraft crashed in an Indian village on Friday, injuring six local people and a child on the ground.

Tags: aircrafts, accidents

Ferrari burns to ashes in Moscow minutes after purchase Ferrari burns to ashes in Moscow minutes after purchase

20 May, 12:57 PM 4 comments

A unique Ferrari sports car burned to the ground half an hour after it was purchased at a Moscow showroom.

Tags: cars, accidents

Voices from afterlife claim Air France crash was "a crime" Voices from afterlife claim Air France crash was "a crime"

10 Jun, 12:45 PM 30 comments

A Russian researcher has registered a radio message from the dead, warning that the recent mysterious crash of the Air France liner over the Atlantic Ocean was "a crime".

Tags: aircrafts, accidents, weird



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