Latest Krasnoyarsk Stories

2009-06-22 00:57:29

Alice Cooper canceled a show in Novosibirsk, Russia, after stage rigging collapsed, a spokesman for the U.S. shock metal singer said. No injuries were reported in the Friday night collapse of scaffolding on the stage at Spartak Stadium, where Cooper was scheduled to do an outdoor concert Saturday, spokesman Bob Merlis said in Los Angeles. The show -- part of the European leg of the singer's Theater of Death tour -- will not be rescheduled. Ticket holders were offered refunds but were also...

2009-05-08 12:38:24

Russian police have recovered nine medals that were stolen from a 90-year-old World War II veteran, a police source said. The source said police in the Shusha district of the Krasnoyarsk Territory explained that the veteran was returning home from a celebration held ahead of V-E Day when he was confronted by an ex-convict, Itar-Tass reported Friday. The former convict noticed the medals on the jacket of the old man and decided to steal and sell them. The suspected robber traced down the...

2008-09-29 18:00:23

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Keepers of the Rivers, Moscow-based environmental group along with Greenline, independent environmental watchdog, has accused aluminum giant Rusal of dumping poisonous waste near its plant in Krasnoyarsk. The environmentalists submitted its claim against the Krasnoyarsk Aluminum Plant (KRAZ), controlled by Rusal Holding, after reviewing a series of complaints from residents of two villages located near the plant. Independent tests revealed that...

2008-08-29 06:00:39

By Cheryl North Seated in the single chair in front of the security man's cubicle in the lonely lobby of the Zellerbach rehearsal area in Davies Symphony Hall, I had almost given up the possibility of an interview with grand opera's gold medal-level baritone, Dmitri Hvorostovsky. Communication problems and hours of phone tag had stretched the time for our prospective interview from 2:30 p.m. on into the early evening. The great singer is in town with his beautiful Italian-born wife,...

2008-08-20 21:00:26

MOSCOW. Aug 20 (Interfax) - The Federal Air Transport Agency may strip Krasnoyarsk Airlines (RTS: AVKA) (KrasAir) of its certificate, if massive flight delays continue, agency head Yevgeny Bachurin has told Interfax. "We have formed a commission to investigate the causes for the KrasAir flight delays. A writ will be issued to the airlines tomorrow, August 21, indicating that the company will be stripped of its certificate in case of recurrence of delays," he said. (c) 2008 Daily News...

2008-08-19 09:01:04

Russian engineering company Power Machines has completed and shipped the first hydro turbine for installation at the Boguchansk hydro power plant in the Russian territory of Krasnoyarsk. These turbines are reportedly the largest units to have been manufactured in Russia at 155.6 tons. The heavy cargo will be transported to the power plant site by sea, and it is expected to take 35-40 days. The length of the route is approximately 6,500km. The transport vessel will pass through the Ladoga...

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