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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.

2005-08-08 11:28:12

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's military faced tough questions on Monday about its handling of a mini-submarine accident amid media speculation that the head of the navy could be axed.

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.

2005-08-06 17:41:54

By Richard Balmforth MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian navy, backed by U.S. and British hi-tech, deep-sea rescue gear, was poised on Sunday to try to free a trapped mini-submarine from the Pacific depths and save its seven-man crew before their air supply ran out.

2005-08-06 02:58:00

By Oleg Shchedrov MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian navy on Saturday appeared to be pinning its hopes on U.S. and British help to save seven sailors trapped in a mini-submarine in the Pacific after a failed attempt to pull it to shallow waters.

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.

2005-08-05 10:43:45

By Charles Aldinger WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military will fly an unmanned, Navy mini-submarine to Russia on Friday to join an attempt to rescue seven Russian sailors trapped aboard a military mini-submarine on the Pacific floor, Navy officials said.

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.

2005-08-05 08:19:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military will fly an unmanned, Navy mini-submarine to Russia on Friday to join an attempt to rescue seven Russian sailors trapped aboard a stranded military mini-submarine on the Pacific floor, Navy officials said.

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.


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