All articles tagged "explosions"

Monument to Lenin blown up in St. Petersburg center Monument to Lenin blown up in St. Petersburg center

1 Apr, 12:45 PM 53 comments

A Lenin monument has been attacked in the Russian city of St. Petersburg. The offenders made an 80 by 100 cm hole in the monument to the famous communist leader, allegedly using a grenade launcher or a bomb.

Tags: weird, crime, explosions

Pipeline explosion cuts Russian gas supplies to Europe Pipeline explosion cuts Russian gas supplies to Europe

1 Apr, 03:39 PM 6 comments

Supplies of Russia gas to the Balkans were reduced 30 percent after an explosion ripped open a pipeline in Moldova.

Tags: gas, explosions

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

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

2 officers die as suicide bomber targets Chechen Interior Ministry 2 officers die as suicide bomber targets Chechen Interior Ministry

15 May, 12:28 PM 14 comments

An explosion caused by a suicide bomber near the Interior Ministry building in Grozny, capital of Chechnya, has killed two police officers.

Tags: Checnhya, police, terrorism, explosions

Death toll in Chechnya suicide bombing reaches 4 Death toll in Chechnya suicide bombing reaches 4

15 May, 04:37 PM 2 comments

The death toll in the Friday suicide bombing attack in Grozny, Checnhya, has risen to four. At least five people have been wounded.

Tags: Checnhya, police, terrorism, explosions

2 suspects plead guilty in Russian Olympic city blasts 2 suspects plead guilty in Russian Olympic city blasts

21 May, 03:20 PM 14 comments

Two men suspected of organizing a series of deadly bombings in Sochi, the Russian seaside town that will host the Olympic Games of 2014, have pleaded guilty after a month of denying the accusations.

Tags: Sochi, crime, explosions

Kyrgyzstan closes border with Uzbekistan after customs post blast Kyrgyzstan closes border with Uzbekistan after customs post blast

26 May, 01:34 PM 2 comments

Kyrgyzstan has closed its border with Uzbekistan after an explosion was reported to hit the Uzbek region of Andijan, where hundreds were killed in protests in 2005.

Tags: Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, explosions

16 reported killed in Uzbekistan bombings 16 reported killed in Uzbekistan bombings

27 May, 12:46 PM 14 comments

Local media have reported at least 16 casualties in several bombings that hit Uzbekistan on Tuesday, contradicting the official report of a single attack and a single victim.

Tags: Uzbekistan, explosions, terrorism



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