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B. 2016-06-19 11 children, 1 adult killed after boats overturn during storm in Russia Syamozero, Russia
2. 2016-01-26 40 Russian fishermen rescued from broken ice float Khabarovsk, Russian Far East
D. 2015-11-23 Drunk Russian sailor crashes 7,000-ton ship into Scotland
E. 2015-08-05 World's greatest freediver feared dead Formentera, Spain
F. 2015-04-07 Russian nuclear submarine fire 'put out' in Arctic dock Severodvinsk, Russia
6. 2015-04-04 Russian trawler that sank, was severely under-ballasted Sea of Okhotsk, Russian Far East
2015-04-01 Russian trawler sinks off Kamchatka with 54 dead Sea of Okhotsk, Russian Far East
8. 2014-12-02 Trawler: Hopes fade for 52 missing sailors Bering Sea, Russian Far East
J. 2014-10-18 Russian tanker near Canada detaches from tow boat Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Western Canada

6 tourists killed in ferry accident in Thailand   Police say six tourists, including two Russians and a Chinese, were killed when an overcrowded ferry sank in eastern Thailand Russian ice-floe anglers rescued. Russian Far East Russia nuclear sub fire extinguished Nuclear submarine in dock fire Map of Murmansk Russia  A fire has broken out during repairs to a Russian nuclear submarine at a dock near the northern port of Murmansk More aircraft search Russian oil rig scene. Russian Far East Survivors on raft found after oil rig sinks. Russian Far East Russia oil rig capsizes under tow   Russian Far East: Kolskaya oil drilling rig has capsized in freezing seas in the Russian far east, with the loss of two lives and more than 50 people missing Cruise ship sinks with 182 aboard Map of Tatarstan Russia
11 children, 1 adult killed after boats overturn during storm in Russia Map of Syamozero Russia  The boats -- carrying 47 children and four adult instructors -- overturned in Syamozero, about 75 miles east of the border with Finland 40 Russian fishermen rescued from broken ice float   Russian Far East: A group were airlifted to shore on Tuesday after being stranded on a large chunk of ice that unexpectedly floated away from Khabarovsk regio... Drunk Russian sailor crashes 7,000-ton ship into Scotland World's greatest freediver feared dead. Spain Russian nuclear submarine fire 'put out' in Arctic dock   A fire that broke out on a Russian nuclear submarine Orel at an Arctic naval shipyard has been put out, Russian media report Russian trawler that sank, was severely under-ballasted. Russian Far East Russian trawler sinks off Kamchatka with 54 dead Map of Sea of Okhotsk Russia  Russian Far East: Sixty-three people have been rescued, many suffering from hypothermia. The Dalniy Vostok freezer had 132 people on board when it sank Trawler: Hopes fade for 52 missing sailors. Russian Far East Russian tanker near Canada detaches from tow boat. Western Canada Container ship towed away from Canadian coast Map of OLD MASSETT British Columbia Canada  Western Canada: Canadian coast guard secured a towline to a Russian ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel as it drifted without power in rough seas 4 Russian Coast Guards die in boat wreck. Russian Far East Rescued expedition in Australia port   Passengers rescued from a Russian research ship that became trapped in thick pack ice in Antarctica last month have finally arrived in Austr...   Antarctic ships escape from ice trap   Antarctica: The Russian research ship Akademik Shokalskiy and Chinese icebreaker Xue Long have broken free from ice where they had been stranded 52 passengers trapped in Antarctica to be rescued be helicopter Helicopter rescue for ice-bound ship Akademik Shokalskiy   Antarctica: Most of the 74 people aboard a Russian research ship stuck in the frozen Antarctic may be airlifted out, Russia said on Monday   Rescue boat still trying to reach trapped ship in Antarctica  An Australian icebreaker ship Aurora Australis is moving closer to the Russian-flagged vessel and was expected to break through early Monday... Trapped Antarctic ship to get help. Antarctica Russian ship stuck in ice near Antarctica Map of Dumont D%27Urville Antarctica

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  The polar expedition ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy, with 74 people aboard, got trapped in ice and is waiting for other ships for ice-breaking

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  Volga Region: A cruise ship carrying 182 people sank in Russia's Volga River, leaving at least one person dead and large numbers missing

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  At least 2 sailors died and 23 were missing when 5 ships sank in storms in the Black Sea and the Azov Sea.    The strong winds and high surf caused the Volgoneft-139 to split, spilling up 560,000 (1,000 tons) gallons of fuel oil. Th...
Russian oil tanker breaks in two   A tanker split in two during a fierce storm, spilling some 560,000 gallons of fuel into a strait leading to the Black Sea

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Aug.12   Russia marks Kursk five years on  Remembrance services are being held to mark 5 years since the loss of the submarine Aug.6   Trapped sub surfaces, crew safe
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  Russian Far East: A mini-submarine that had been trapped at the bottom of the ocean surfaced, and all 7 crew members are alive
  Rescuers lifting disabled sub   Russian Far East: Rescuers have snagged a mini-sub to bring the vessel and its seven-man crew to a depth accessible to divers Aug.5 Russians race to rescue sailors. Russian Far East

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Aug.29   Nuclear submarine sinks    Arctic: A Russian sub K-159 with at least 10 crew on board has sunk in the Barents Sea. One of the crew had been rescued Jan.8 Russian freeze traps ships
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Oct.7 Raising of the Kursk begins
Sep.13 Kursk bow sawn off

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Aug.12   Kursk submarine went down
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   Arctic: All 118 crew members on board the nuclear submarine perished when the Kursk exploded and sank

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