Putin offered condolences to families of victims in Mi-8 crash in Yamal
Oct22

Putin offered condolences to families of victims in Mi-8 crash in Yamal

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has offered condolences to families of the victims in the crash of a Mil Mi-8 helicopter in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District and wished soonest recovery to the injured, Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said today. “The president has offered condolences to the families of the passengers and crew, who died in the helicopter crash in Yamal,” he said. “The president also wished soonest...

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Four injured as helicopter makes emergency landing in Russia’s Yamal
Aug12

Four injured as helicopter makes emergency landing in Russia’s Yamal

Four people got injures as a military Mi-8 helicopters made an emergency landing in Yamal, press service of the Defense Ministry told reporters today. Earlier in the day, TASS learned about the incident from local emergency services in Yamal, and later on the information was confirmed by the local branch of the emergencies ministry. “During a regular flight, a Mi-8 made an emergency landing 55 km south-east of Vladimir-Nak...

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40 now hospitalised after anthrax outbreak in Yamal, more than half are children
Jul31

40 now hospitalised after anthrax outbreak in Yamal, more than half are children

Russian army biological protection troops called in amid warnings ‘utmost care’ needed to stop deadly infection spreading. The concern among experts is that global warming thawed a diseased animal carcass at least 75 years old, buried in the melting permafrost, so unleashing the disease. A total of 40 people, the majority of them children, from nomadic herder families in northern Siberia are under observation in hospital...

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