Wednesday 21 December 2016 12:41 CET
11 detained over Russian bath essence poisoning as death toll rises
Eleven people in the Siberian city of Irkutsk have been detained amid a rising death toll from locals drinking berry-scented bath essence, authorities said Wednesday.
Tuesday 20 December 2016 12:30 CET
Death toll from drinking bath essence climbs to 55 people in Russia
Fifty-five people have died from drinking alcohol-based bath essence in the Siberian city of Irkutsk, health officials said Tuesday as the death toll continued to climb.
Saturday 02 July 2016 11:47 CET
Possible crash site of Russian firefighting plane identified: report
The likely crash site of a Russian firefighting plane that went missing while battling a blaze in Siberia has been found, state news agency Tass reported Saturday.
Friday 01 July 2016 11:51 CET
Firefighting plane with crew of 10 missing amid Siberian blaze
A firefighting plane with a crew of 10 went missing while battling a blaze Friday in the Siberian region of Irkutsk, according to Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry.