First passenger train from Moscow arrives in Crimea’s Simferopol
The first double-decker passenger train from Moscow arrived in the Crimean city of Simferopol on Thursday morning, a TASS correspondent reported.
The train departed from Moscow’s Kazansky …
First passenger train from St. Petersburg arrives in Crimea’s Simferopol
The first passenger train from the Russian city of St. Petersburg, bound for the Crimean city of Sevastopol, has arrived in the peninsula's capital of Simferopol, making a 15-minute stop, a TASS …
Donetsk railway terminal resumes work after five-year interruption
The railway terminal in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk has resumed work after a five-year hiatus caused by massive shelling by the Ukrainian army in 2014, which damaged the largest …
Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church dissolved, merged with Orthodox Church of Ukraine
The Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (UAOC) has officially ceased to exist and has been merged with the new Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU), the Ukrainian parliamentary newspaper Golos Ukrainy …
Russian submersible’s fire started in battery compartment
The fire aboard a submersible, which killed 14 submariners, started in the battery compartment, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday.
"The main …
Pope Francis mourns Russian sailors killed in fire onboard research submersible
Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church extends his deepest condolences to the families of the Russian sailors killed in a fire onboard a research submersible, interim Director of the Holy See Press …
Russian Defense Ministry denies notifying Norway about submersible fire
The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday it had not notified the Norwegian authorities about a ‘gas explosion’ on board a Russian Navy research submersible.
"Thanks to …
Scientists analyze how oil-contaminated soils in the Arctic respond to climate changes
Scientists will analyze how the climate changes influence oil-contaminated soils on the Franz Josef Land Archipelago. The studies will be conducted on the islands, where oil spills occurred in the …
Death toll in China's earthquake rises to 12 people
Twelve people died and 134 more were injured in the earthquake that rocked China's south-western Sichuan province on Monday, Chinese media reported on Monday citing emergency services.
Group of former Crimeans file applications for Russian passport under simplified terms
Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs migration department received its first applications for Russian citizenship from former residents of the Crimea and Sevastopol, the ministry press center reported …