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B. 08-15 Russian helicopter crashes into Sea of Okhotsk; 5 missing Sea of Okhotsk, Russian Far East
C. 08-05 World's greatest freediver feared dead Formentera, Spain
D. 08-04 Locust swarms plague southern Russia Locust swarms plague southern Russia Locust swarms plague southern Russia B Stavropol, North Caucasus
4. 08-02 Fatal helicopter crash grounds Russian helicopters Ryazan, Russia
F. 07-23 High temperatures melt glacier, flood Central Asian city of Almaty Almaty, Kazakhstan
07-13 Russian barracks collapse kills 23 soldiers near Omsk Omsk, Siberia
7. 07-03 Russian MiG fighter jet crashes in southern Russia, pilot bails out Kushchevskaya, Krasnodar, North Caucasus
I. 06-18 Armed police in Tbilisi hunt escaped tiger, hyena Tbilisi, Georgia

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2015
Deadly floods bring fear over escaped zoo an...
Russian trawler sinks off Kamchatka with 54 ...
Aviation Disasters
2015 2015
Aviation Disasters
Russian trawler sinks off Kamchatka with 54 ...
Fire
2015 2015
Fire
War & Army
2015 2015
War & Army
2014
Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane c...
Russia denies submarine incident off Sweden
Container ship towed away from Canadian coast
70 international experts search Ukraine MH17...
MH17 remains 'still at crash site'
Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukrain...
Police: 38 dead in protest-linked Odessa f...
Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane c...
70 international experts search Ukraine MH17...
MH17 remains 'still at crash site'
Pro-Russian rebels hand over black boxes, re...
Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukrain...
Russia denies submarine incident off Sweden
Container ship towed away from Canadian coast
Antarctic ships escape from ice trap
Police: 38 dead in protest-linked Odessa f...
Russia denies submarine incident off Sweden
Pro-Russian rebels hand over black boxes, re...
Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukrain...
U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Ai...
2013
Russian ship stuck in ice near Antarctica
50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after s...
'Dozens dead' in Russian plane crash
Meteor injures hundreds in Russia
'Dozens dead' in Russian plane crash
Russian ship stuck in ice near Antarctica
Dozens die in Russia hospital fire
War & Army
2013 2013
War & Army
2012
Dozens killed in Russia flooding
Deep freeze puts strain on Ukrainian EMS
Russian plane crashes kills 32
Sea Disaster
2012 2012
Sea Disaster
Fire
2012 2012
Fire
War & Army
2012 2012
War & Army
2011
Airliner with ice hockey team in fatal cra...
Cruise ship sinks with 182 aboard
Northwestern Russia jet crash kills dozens
Airliner with ice hockey team in fatal cra...
Northwestern Russia jet crash kills dozens
Nuclear submarine in dock fire
Cruise ship sinks with 182 aboard
Nuclear submarine in dock fire
Nuclear submarine in dock fire
2010
Muscovites struggle to breathe
Russian fires prompt state of emergency
Wildfires:25 dead, thousands homeless
Polish president died in plane crash
Polish president died in plane crash
Sea Disaster
2010 2010
Sea Disaster
Muscovites struggle to breathe
Russian fires prompt state of emergency
Wildfires:25 dead, thousands homeless
War & Army
2010 2010
War & Army
2009
152 killed in nightclub blast and fire
62 still missing after blast at plant
Russian and US satellites collide
Aviation Disasters
2009 2009
Aviation Disasters
Sea Disaster
2009 2009
Sea Disaster
152 killed in nightclub blast and fire
War & Army
2009 2009
War & Army
2008
Tourist bus crash kills 24
Twenty die on Russian submarine
No survivors in jetliner crash
No survivors in jetliner crash
Plane crash kills 70 people
Twenty die on Russian submarine
Fire
2008 2008
Fire
Twenty die on Russian submarine
2007
63 killed after coal mine blast
Five ships sink in storms; 23 missing
63 elderly die in home fire
Aviation Disasters
2007 2007
Aviation Disasters
Five ships sink in storms; 23 missing
63 elderly die in home fire
War & Army
2007 2007
War & Army
2006
Hospital fire killed 45 women
Russia airliner with 170 aboard crashes
122 dead in airline crash
Jet lost over Russia, 113 on board
64 dead in roof collapse
Russia airliner with 170 aboard crashes
122 dead in airline crash
Jet lost over Russia, 113 on board
Sea Disaster
2006 2006
Sea Disaster
Hospital fire killed 45 women
War & Army
2006 2006
War & Army
2005
Trapped sub surfaces, crew safe
Aviation Disasters
2005 2005
Aviation Disasters
Trapped sub surfaces, crew safe
Fire
2005 2005
Fire
War & Army
2005 2005
War & Army
2004
Two passenger jets crash
Two passenger jets crash
Sea Disaster
2004 2004
Sea Disaster
Fire
2004 2004
Fire
War & Army
2004 2004
War & Army
2002
83 die in worst airshow crash
71 dead in midair collision
83 die in worst airshow crash
71 dead in midair collision
Sea Disaster
2002 2002
Sea Disaster
Fire
2002 2002
Fire
War & Army
2002 2002
War & Army
2000
Kursk submarine went down
Aviation Disasters
2000 2000
Aviation Disasters
Kursk submarine went down
Fire
2000 2000
Fire
Kursk submarine went down

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Russian helicopter crashes into Sea of Okhotsk; 5 missing. Russian Far East Russian barracks collapse kills 23 soldiers near Omsk. Siberia Deadly floods bring fear over escaped zoo animals Map of zoo Tbilisi Georgia   Georgia: Tigers, lions, a hippopotamus and other animals escaped from the zoo in Georgia's capital after heavy flooding destroyed their enclosures Russian trawler sinks off Kamchatka with 54 dead   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 All Malaysia flight wreckage recovered in Ukraine. Donbass MH17 flight investigators remove crucial debris. Donbass Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash   The CEO of French oil giant Total SA Christophe de Margerie was killed when his corporate jet collided with a snow removal machine at Vnukovo... Russia denies submarine incident off Sweden Container ship towed away from Canadian coast. Western Canada 70 international experts search Ukraine MH17 crash site. Donbass MH17 remains 'still at crash site'. Donbass Pro-Russian rebels hand over black boxes, release victims' remains. Donbass Monitors find confusion, hostility at Malaysia Airlines crash site. Donbass U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane. Washington   Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine near Russia border Map of Grabovo Donetsk Ukraine


August 2015 ... more > Top ^
Aug. 15
Aug. 5  World's greatest freediver feared dead
Aug. 4  Locust swarms plague southern Russia Locust swarms plague southern Russia Locust swarms plague southern Russia B
Aug. 2  Fatal helicopter crash grounds Russian helicopters


July 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jul.28  Russian helicopter pilot rescued from Arctic ice
Jul.23  High temperatures melt glacier, flood Central Asian city of Almaty
Jul.13
Jul.3  Russian MiG fighter jet crashes in southern Russia, pilot bails out


June 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jun.18  Armed police in Tbilisi hunt escaped tiger, hyena
Jun.17  Tiger kills man after escape from Tbilisi zoo
Jun.14
Jun.4  Russian MiG fighter jet crashes, both crew members bail out


May 2015 ... more > Top ^
May.17  Lithuanian plane with 2 on board missing over Baltic Sea
May.16  Russian rocket carrying satellite burns up over Siberia
May.7  Rogue Russian spacecraft burns up in Earth's atmosphere


April 2015 ... more > Top ^
Apr.29  Russian spacecraft Progress M-27M 'out of control'
Apr.28  Forest fire breaks out near Chernobyl nuclear plant
Apr.12  Siberian field fires sweep through 21 villages, injure 70
Apr.7  Russian nuclear submarine fire 'put out' in Arctic dock
Apr.4  Russian trawler that sank, was severely under-ballasted
Apr.1  


March 2015 ... more > Top ^
Mar.15  Fire hits bell tower at famed Moscow convent
Mar.12  30 feared dead in Russian shopping center fire
Mar.4  33 bodies recovered from eastern Ukraine mine disaster


January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.31  Fire devastates major Russian library


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December 2014 ... more > Top ^
Dec.13  Commercial plane in near-miss with unidentified aircraft


November 2014 ... more > Top ^
Nov.23
Nov.16
 MH17 flight wreckage removal begins in Ukraine
Nov.8  MH17 victims' remains flown to Netherlands


October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Oct.23  Snow plow driver, 4 others held over Moscow plane crash
Oct.20
Oct.19
Oct.17


August 2014 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1


July 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jul.30  Ukraine: Landmines stop MH17 access
Jul.23  MH17 crash: Ukraine rebel leader denies having Buk missile
Jul.22  MH17 dead to be flown to Netherlands
 MH17 bodies out of rebel area
Jul.21
 Train with bodies leaves Ukraine station
Jul.20  'Drunken separatists' interfering at MH17 crash site
 MH17 air crash: Bodies put on train
Jul.19  Ukraine accuses rebels of looting crash site
Jul.18  Ukraine rebels 'halt MH17 observers'
Jul.17
 Malaysia PM: Deep shock over Ukraine plane crash
  Donbass: A Malaysian airliner reportedly with 295 people on board has crashed near the Russian border, on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur
 Malaysia Airlines lost contact with Flight MH17. All 295 passengers and crew are believed dead as a nairliner crashes in the east Ukraine conflict zone, amid claims of a missile attack An aviation source in Moscow said the plane had been found burning on the ground in east Ukraine Separatist rebels have been fighting government forces in the region
Jul.15  Report: 20 killed in Moscow train derailment

May 2014 ... more > Top ^
May.20  Train derailment and crash kill passengers May.2   Police: 38 dead in protest-linked Odessa fire
Map of Trade Unions building Odessa Ukraine  Ukraine: A building fire broke out during a clash between pro-Russia demonstrators and supporters of the central government

January 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jan.21  Rescued expedition in Australia port Jan.7 Antarctic ships escape from ice trap
. Antarctica

year 2013 Top ^

Dec.30  Helicopter rescue for ice-bound ship Akademik Shokalskiy Dec.29  Rescue boat still trying to reach trapped ship in Antarctica Dec.25   Russian ship stuck in ice near Antarctica
Map of Dumont D%27Urville Antarctica  The polar expedition ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy, with 74 people aboard, got trapped in ice and is waiting for other ships for ice-breaking Nov.23  Latvia supermarket collapse 'murder' Nov.21   50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after supermarket roof collapse
Map of Riga Latvia
  Latvia: A criminal investigation has begun after the roof of a supermarket in the Latvian capital Riga collapsed, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis has said
 A Maxima supermarket located in Zolitude, (20 Priedanes street) collapsed at 17:41 local time. 39 more were injured. An unknown number of people were able to leave the store on their own after the initial collapse in the worst disaster in Latvia since 1950
Nov.17   'Dozens dead' in Russian plane crash   A passenger Boeing 737 has crashed at an airport in the Russian city of Kazan, killing at least 50 people, officials say Nov.3  6 tourists killed in ferry accident in Thailand Oct.29  Captain's lover on Concordia bridge Sep.13  Deadly fire sweeps through psychiatric institution Apr.25   Dozens die in Russia hospital fire  Moscow: At least 36 people have been killed in a fire at psychiatric hospital in Ramenskiy village in the Moscow region, officials say Feb.15  Clean-up team to meteorite-hit Urals   Meteor injures hundreds in Russia Map of Chelyabinsk Russia
  Ural: A meteor crashing in Russia's Ural mountains has injured at least 950 people, as the shockwave blew out windows and rocked buildings.    A fireball streaked through the clear morning sky, followed by loud bangs. The meteor fell, suffered cuts and bruises but at least 46 remai...


year 2012 Top ^

Dec.29  Plane crashes into road outside Moscow Jul.7  Dozens killed in Russia flooding Apr.1  Russian plane crashes kills 32 Feb.9 Deep freeze puts strain on Ukrainian EMS
. Ukraine

year 2011 Top ^

Dec.29  Nuclear submarine in dock fire Sep.7   Airliner with ice hockey team in fatal crash   Russia: An airliner carrying members of a major league ice hockey team has crashed shortly after taking off killing 43 people Jul.10 Cruise ship sinks with 182 aboard   Volga Region: A cruise ship carrying 182 people sank in Russia's Volga River, leaving at least one person dead and large numbers missing Jun.20 Northwestern Russia jet crash kills dozens
Jan.1  Russian band in plane fire drama

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.4  2 die as Russian plane skids off runway Aug.14  Russia ban on grain export begins Aug.6 Muscovites struggle to breathe
. Moscow Aug.2   Russian fires prompt state of emergency
  Moscow: Authorities have imposed a state of emergency around about 500 towns and villages because of wildfires burning across the west of the country.    700 fires are burning, covering about 450 square miles. Most of the fires were started accidentally b...
Jul.31 Wildfires:25 dead, thousands homeless
. Russia May.11  52 dead in coal mine blasts May.8  Mine blasts kill 11, trap dozens more Apr.10 Polish president died in plane crash Map of Smolensk Russia
  Russia: Tupolev 154, carrying Lech Kaczynski, has crashed near a Russian airport. 87 people were killed; there were no survivors.    Kaczynski, his wife Maria and several senior government figures were in Russia to mark the 70th anniversary of the Katyn massacre. They included the army chief ...


year 2009 Top ^

Dec.21  80 dead in European winter weather Dec.5  Five held as investigators probe club fire Dec.4 152 killed in nightclub blast and fire   Ural: An explosion at a nightclub killed at least 101 people and injured at least 140 others. The preliminary theory was use of pyrotechnical devi... Nov.27  Train derails, 26 died Aug.18 62 still missing after blast at plant
. Siberia Feb.11 Russian and US satellites collide. Siberia

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.16  Tourist bus crash kills 24 Nov.8  Twenty die on Russian submarine Sep.13 No survivors in jetliner crash
. Ural Aug.24  Plane crash kills 70 people

year 2007 Top ^

Nov.18 63 killed after coal mine blast
. Donbass Nov.11   Five ships sink in storms; 23 missing   Russia: At least 2 sailors died and 23 were missing when 5 ships sank in storms in the Black Sea and the Azov Sea  Russian oil tanker breaks in two Mar.19 63 elderly die in home fire. Russia Mine explosion kills more than 100. Siberia

year 2006 Top ^

Dec.8  Hospital fire killed 45 women Aug.22   Russia airliner with 170 aboard crashes   Donbass: The pilot reported a fire on board and heavy turbulence. A jet crashed in eastern Ukraine, killing all on board Jul.9 122 dead in airline crash
. Siberia May.2     Jet lost over Russia, 113 on board   Sochi: An Armenian plane disappeared from radar near the Black Sea resort of Sochi. debris had been found off the coast Mar.21  Bird flu kills five Feb.23 64 dead in roof collapse. Moscow Jan.26  Energy crisis as Georgia freezes

year 2005 Top ^

Aug.6   Trapped sub surfaces, crew safe   Russian Far East: A mini-submarine that had been trapped at the bottom of the ocean surfaced, and all 7 crew members are alive

year 2004 Top ^

Aug.24 Two passenger jets crash
. Russia Feb.14  Roof collapse kills 26

year 2003 Top ^

Aug.29  Nuclear submarine sinks

year 2002 Top ^

Dec.23  Ukrainian plane crash kills 46 Oct.27  Gas killed all 115 hostages in raid Sep.21  Avalanche: 100 feared dead Jul.27 83 die in worst airshow crash
. Western Ukraine Jul.1 71 dead in midair collision. West Germany

year 2001 Top ^

Oct.4  Jet explodes over Black Sea

year 2000 Top ^

Aug.12   Kursk submarine went down    Arctic: All 118 crew members on board the nuclear submarine perished when the Kursk exploded and sank
before year 2000
Nov. 12, 1996     Charkhi Dadri mid-air collision
Map of Charkhi Dadri India  India: The aircraft involved were a Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747-100B to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, and a Kazakhstan Airlines Ilyushin Il-76 Sep. 28, 1994   MS Estonia disaster
Map of Baltic Sea Estonia  A cruise ferry built in 1979/80 at the German shipyard Meyer Werft in Papenburg Sep. 1, 1983 Korean Air Lines Flight 007 shot down Map of Moneron Island Russia  Russian Far East: The airliner serving the flight was shot down by a Soviet Su-15 interceptor near Moneron Island, west of Sakhalin Island, in the Sea of Japan


  Police: 38 dead in protest-linked Odessa fire Map of Trade Unions building Odessa Ukraine  Ukraine: A building fire broke out during a clash between pro-Russia demonstrators and supporters of the central government Dozens die in Russia hospital fire  Moscow: At least 36 people have been killed in a fire at psychiatric hospital in Ramenskiy village in the Moscow region, officials say   Russian fires prompt state of emergency




Post Soviet, Disasters Fire Timeline ... See World Fire timeline Top ^
2015
Apr.28  Forest fire breaks out near Chernobyl nuclear plant
Apr.12  Siberian field fires sweep through 21 villages, injure 70
Mar.15  Fire hits bell tower at famed Moscow convent
Mar.12  30 feared dead in Russian shopping center fire
Jan.31  Fire devastates major Russian library
2014
May.2
2013
Sep.13  Deadly fire sweeps through psychiatric institution
Apr.25
2011
Dec.29  Nuclear submarine in dock fire
2010
Aug.2
  Moscow: Authorities have imposed a state of emergency around about 500 towns and villages because of wildfires burning across the west of the country.    700 fires are burning, covering about 450 square miles. Most of the fires were started accidentally b...
Jul.31 Wildfires:25 dead, thousands homeless. Russia 2009 Dec.5  Five held as investigators probe club fire 2007 Mar.19 63 elderly die in home fire. Russia 2006 Dec.8  Hospital fire killed 45 women



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2008 Dec.16  Tourist bus crash kills 24



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2006 Mar.21  Bird flu kills five 2002 Oct.27  Gas killed all 115 hostages in raid



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2015 Aug. 5  World's greatest freediver feared dead Apr.7  Russian nuclear submarine fire 'put out' in Arctic dock Apr.4  Russian trawler that sank, was severely under-ballasted Apr.1 Russian trawler sinks off Kamchatka with 54 dead   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 2014 Oct.19 Russia denies submarine incident off Sweden
Oct.17 Container ship towed away from Canadian coast. Western Canada Jan.21  Rescued expedition in Australia port Jan.7 Antarctic ships escape from ice trap. Antarctica 2013 Dec.29  Rescue boat still trying to reach trapped ship in Antarctica Dec.25 Russian ship stuck in ice near Antarctica Map of Dumont D%27Urville Antarctica  The polar expedition ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy, with 74 people aboard, got trapped in ice and is waiting for other ships for ice-breaking Nov.3  6 tourists killed in ferry accident in Thailand Oct.29  Captain's lover on Concordia bridge 2011 Jul.10 Cruise ship sinks with 182 aboard   Volga Region: A cruise ship carrying 182 people sank in Russia's Volga River, leaving at least one person dead and large numbers missing 2008 Nov.8  Twenty die on Russian submarine 2007 Nov.11 Five ships sink in storms; 23 missing   Russia: At least 2 sailors died and 23 were missing when 5 ships sank in storms in the Black Sea and the Azov Sea Nov.11  Russian oil tanker breaks in two 2003 Aug.29  Nuclear submarine sinks 2000 Aug.12   Kursk submarine went down    Arctic: All 118 crew members on board the nuclear submarine perished when the Kursk exploded and sank 1994 Sep. 28, 1994   MS Estonia disaster Map of Baltic Sea Estonia  A cruise ferry built in 1979/80 at the German shipyard Meyer Werft in Papenburg



Post Soviet, Disasters Power Outage Timeline ... See World Power Outage timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.26  Energy crisis as Georgia freezes



Post Soviet, Disasters Mine Accident Timeline ... See World Mine Accident timeline Top ^
2015 Mar.4  33 bodies recovered from eastern Ukraine mine disaster 2010 May.11  52 dead in coal mine blasts May.8  Mine blasts kill 11, trap dozens more 2007 Nov.18 63 killed after coal mine blast
. Donbass Mar.19 Mine explosion kills more than 100. Siberia



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2012 Feb.9 Deep freeze puts strain on Ukrainian EMS
. Ukraine 2010 Aug.14  Russia ban on grain export begins 2009 Dec.21  80 dead in European winter weather



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2015 Jul.23  High temperatures melt glacier, flood Central Asian city of Almaty 2012 Jul.7  Dozens killed in Russia flooding



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2015 Aug. 15 Russian helicopter crashes into Sea of Okhotsk; 5 missing
. Russian Far East Aug. 2  Fatal helicopter crash grounds Russian helicopters Jul.3  Russian MiG fighter jet crashes in southern Russia, pilot bails out Jun.4  Russian MiG fighter jet crashes, both crew members bail out May.17  Lithuanian plane with 2 on board missing over Baltic Sea 2014 Dec.13  Commercial plane in near-miss with unidentified aircraft Nov.23 All Malaysia flight wreckage recovered in Ukraine. Donbass Nov.16 MH17 flight investigators remove crucial debris. Donbass Nov.16  MH17 flight wreckage removal begins in Ukraine Nov.8  MH17 victims' remains flown to Netherlands Oct.23  Snow plow driver, 4 others held over Moscow plane crash Oct.20 Total oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash   The CEO of French oil giant Total SA Christophe de Margerie was killed when his corporate jet collided with a snow removal machine at Vnukovo... Aug.1 70 international experts search Ukraine MH17 crash site. Donbass Jul.30  Ukraine: Landmines stop MH17 access Jul.23  MH17 crash: Ukraine rebel leader denies having Buk missile Jul.22  MH17 dead to be flown to Netherlands Jul.22 MH17 remains 'still at crash site'. Donbass Jul.22  MH17 bodies out of rebel area Jul.21 Pro-Russian rebels hand over black boxes, release victims' remains. Donbass Jul.21  Train with bodies leaves Ukraine station Jul.20  'Drunken separatists' interfering at MH17 crash site Jul.20  MH17 air crash: Bodies put on train Jul.19  Ukraine accuses rebels of looting crash site Jul.18  Ukraine rebels 'halt MH17 observers' Jul.18 Monitors find confusion, hostility at Malaysia Airlines crash site. Donbass Jul.17 U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane. Washington Jul.17  Malaysia PM: Deep shock over Ukraine plane crash Jul.17   Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine near Russia border Map of Grabovo Donetsk Ukraine
  Donbass: A Malaysian airliner reportedly with 295 people on board has crashed near the Russian border, on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur
 Malaysia Airlines lost contact with Flight MH17. All 295 passengers and crew are believed dead as a nairliner crashes in the east Ukraine conflict zone, amid claims of a missile attack An aviation source in Moscow said the plane had been found burning on the ground in east Ukraine Separatist rebels have been fighting government forces in the region
2013 Nov.17 'Dozens dead' in Russian plane crash   A passenger Boeing 737 has crashed at an airport in the Russian city of Kazan, killing at least 50 people, officials say 2012 Dec.29  Plane crashes into road outside Moscow Apr.1  Russian plane crashes kills 32 2011 Sep.7   Airliner with ice hockey team in fatal crash   Russia: An airliner carrying members of a major league ice hockey team has crashed shortly after taking off killing 43 people Jun.20 Northwestern Russia jet crash kills dozens Jan.1  Russian band in plane fire drama 2010 Dec.4  2 die as Russian plane skids off runway Apr.10 Polish president died in plane crash Map of Smolensk Russia
  Russia: Tupolev 154, carrying Lech Kaczynski, has crashed near a Russian airport. 87 people were killed; there were no survivors.    Kaczynski, his wife Maria and several senior government figures were in Russia to mark the 70th anniversary of the Katyn massacre. They included the army chief ...
2008 Sep.13 No survivors in jetliner crash. Ural Aug.24  Plane crash kills 70 people 2006 Aug.22 Russia airliner with 170 aboard crashes   Donbass: The pilot reported a fire on board and heavy turbulence. A jet crashed in eastern Ukraine, killing all on board Jul.9 122 dead in airline crash. Siberia May.2   Jet lost over Russia, 113 on board   Sochi: An Armenian plane disappeared from radar near the Black Sea resort of Sochi. debris had been found off the coast 2004 Aug.24 Two passenger jets crash. Russia 2002 Dec.23  Ukrainian plane crash kills 46 Jul.27 83 die in worst airshow crash. Western Ukraine Jul.1 71 dead in midair collision. West Germany 2001 Oct.4  Jet explodes over Black Sea 1996 Nov. 12, 1996   Charkhi Dadri mid-air collision Map of Charkhi Dadri India  India: The aircraft involved were a Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747-100B to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, and a Kazakhstan Airlines Ilyushin Il-76 1983 Sep. 1, 1983 Korean Air Lines Flight 007 shot down Map of Moneron Island Russia  Russian Far East: The airliner serving the flight was shot down by a Soviet Su-15 interceptor near Moneron Island, west of Sakhalin Island, in the Sea of Japan



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2015 Aug. 4  Locust swarms plague southern Russia Locust swarms plague southern Russia Locust swarms plague southern Russia B Jun.18  Armed police in Tbilisi hunt escaped tiger, hyena Jun.17  Tiger kills man after escape from Tbilisi zoo Jun.14 Deadly floods bring fear over escaped zoo animals Map of zoo Tbilisi Georgia   Georgia: Tigers, lions, a hippopotamus and other animals escaped from the zoo in Georgia's capital after heavy flooding destroyed their enclosures



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2010 Aug.6 Muscovites struggle to breathe
. Moscow



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2015 Jul.13 Russian barracks collapse kills 23 soldiers near Omsk
. Siberia 2013 Nov.23  Latvia supermarket collapse 'murder' Nov.21 50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after supermarket roof collapse Map of Riga Latvia
  Latvia: A criminal investigation has begun after the roof of a supermarket in the Latvian capital Riga collapsed, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis has said
 A Maxima supermarket located in Zolitude, (20 Priedanes street) collapsed at 17:41 local time. 39 more were injured. An unknown number of people were able to leave the store on their own after the initial collapse in the worst disaster in Latvia since 1950
2006 Feb.23 64 dead in roof collapse. Moscow 2004 Feb.14  Roof collapse kills 26



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2002 Sep.21  Avalanche: 100 feared dead



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2014 Jul.15  Report: 20 killed in Moscow train derailment May.20  Train derailment and crash kill passengers 2009 Nov.27  Train derails, 26 died



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2015 Jul.28  Russian helicopter pilot rescued from Arctic ice 2013 Dec.30  Helicopter rescue for ice-bound ship Akademik Shokalskiy Feb.15  Clean-up team to meteorite-hit Urals 2005 Aug.6   Trapped sub surfaces, crew safe   Russian Far East: A mini-submarine that had been trapped at the bottom of the ocean surfaced, and all 7 crew members are alive



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2015 May.16  Russian rocket carrying satellite burns up over Siberia May.7  Rogue Russian spacecraft burns up in Earth's atmosphere Apr.29  Russian spacecraft Progress M-27M 'out of control' 2013 Feb.15 Meteor injures hundreds in Russia
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  Ural: A meteor crashing in Russia's Ural mountains has injured at least 950 people, as the shockwave blew out windows and rocked buildings.    A fireball streaked through the clear morning sky, followed by loud bangs. The meteor fell, suffered cuts and bruises but at least 46 remai...
2009 Feb.11 Russian and US satellites collide. Siberia



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2009 Dec.4 152 killed in nightclub blast and fire   Ural: An explosion at a nightclub killed at least 101 people and injured at least 140 others. The preliminary theory was use of pyrotechnical devi... Aug.18 62 still missing after blast at plant
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