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2008-07-27 06:00:25

On 17 July, when Naval Aviation Day is celebrated in Russia, Zvezda TV broadcast a report from Khabarovsk Territory about the Guards aviation regiment of the Pacific Fleet. The report began by showing a pilot, Aleksandr Zhuravlev, being swung against the undercarriage of an aircraft by his fellow servicemen, which the correspondent said was a "rite of initiation" for someone who has taken the helm of a combat aircraft for the first time. Zhuravlev, the second pilot of a Tu-22 supersonic...

2005-08-09 02:07:20

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will buy from Britain two Scorpio underwater rescue vehicles of the type used to rescue a stranded Russian mini-submarine from the Pacific last Sunday, Itar-Tass news agency reported on Tuesday. It took less than four hours for the unmanned British Scorpio-45, airlifted to the Kamchatka peninsula off Russia's Pacific coast, to free the AS-28 mini-sub, stranded for three days with its seven-man crew 190 meters (625 feet) down. "The (Defense) minister has also...

2005-08-06 19:28:34

By Meg Clothier MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian navy, backed by a British deep-sea rescue machine, struggled on Sunday to free a trapped mini-submarine from the Pacific depths and save its crew before their air supply ran out. Naval officials warned they may only have Sunday left to rescue the seven men stuck on board the AS-28, which is snarled up in heavy metal debris 600 feet below the surface, because of dwindling oxygen. A British Scorpio, an unmanned undersea rescue vehicle that...

2005-08-06 10:37:30

By Oleg Shchedrov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia raced on Saturday to haul up a mini-submarine stuck 190 meters underwater near its Pacific coast, before the seven sailors on board run out of air. "We have today, perhaps tomorrow," deputy chief naval staff, Rear Admiral Vladimir Pepelyaev told Russian television. Britain and the United States flew unmanned undersea rescue vehicles to the far east Kamchatka peninsula to help with the accident, which has revived grim memories of a botched...

2005-08-05 21:10:50

By Guy Faulconbridge MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Navy strove on Saturday to rescue seven crew members trapped 190 meters (600 feet) below the surface before their air runs out. The mini-submarine, itself a rescue vessel, ran into trouble on Thursday when its propeller got entangled in fishing nets and an antenna got hooked during a military exercise off the Kamchatka peninsula on Russia's Pacific Coast, the Navy said. Rescuers tried to drag the AS-28 mini-submarine closer to shallow...

2005-08-05 17:02:25

By Guy Faulconbridge MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russia Navy strove on Saturday to rescue seven crew members trapped 190 meters (600 feet) below the surface before air runs out. The mini-submarine, itself a rescue vessel, ran into trouble on Thursday when its propeller got entangled in fishing nets during a military exercise off the Kamchatka peninsula on Russia's Pacific Coast. Rescuers sought to drag the AS-28 mini-submarine closer to shallower waters, but anchors and a large surveillance...

2005-08-05 09:41:50

(Corrects spokesman's first name in 4th paragraph to Igor) By Oleg Shchedrov MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian military raced against time on Friday to rescue seven sailors trapped on a stranded mini-submarine 190 meters (623 feet) down in Russia's Pacific waters with enough air to last less than 24 hours. The AS-28 mini-submarine, itself a rescue vessel, ran into trouble on Thursday when its propeller got entangled in fishing nets during a military exercise off the Kamchatka peninsula....

2005-08-05 12:00:49

By Guy Faulconbridge MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian military raced against time on Friday to rescue seven sailors trapped on a stranded mini-submarine 190 meters (623 feet) down in Russia's Pacific waters with possibly less than 24 hours of air left. The AS-28 mini-submarine, itself a rescue vessel, ran into trouble on Thursday when its propeller got entangled in fishing nets during a military exercise off the Kamchatka peninsula. More than 30 hours after the mini-submarine snagged on...

2005-08-05 08:50:29

By Oleg Shchedrov MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian military raced against time on Friday to rescue seven sailors trapped on a stranded mini-submarine 190 meters (623 feet) down in Russia's Pacific waters with enough air to last less than 24 hours. The AS-28 mini-submarine, itself a rescue vessel, ran into trouble on Thursday when its propeller got entangled in fishing nets during a military exercise off the Kamchatka peninsula. More than 30 hours after the mini-submarine snagged on the...

2005-08-05 05:36:24

By Oleg Shchedrov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Seven Russian sailors were trapped on board a stranded military mini-submarine 600 feet down on the sea floor of the Russian Pacific on Friday with enough air to last only 24 hours, officials said. The AS-28 mini-submarine, itself a rescue vessel, ran into trouble on Thursday when its propeller got entangled in fishing nets during a military exercise off the Kamchatka peninsula. As a big rescue operation, involving Russian and Japanese ships, got under...


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  • A bat.
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