Latest Russian submarine K-141 Kursk Stories

2009-06-03 02:00:00

SCHIEDAM, The Netherlands, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Mammoet Salvage recently recovered a fuel truck loaded with diesel and a cabinet containing lube oil from Robson Bight near Vancouver Island in Canada.

2009-01-30 07:01:00

SCHIEDAM, The Netherlands, January 30 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference the Norwegian Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, Helga Pedersen, announced that the Norwegian government will propose to parliament that the U-864, a German submarine which sank in World War II, should be salvaged rather than left on the seabed and encased to ensure the safety of people and environment.

2007-10-09 21:00:19

Kursk. Oct 9 (Interfax) - Power Unit N4 of the Kursk Nuclear Power Plant will be shut down for 21-day scheduled repairs on Thursday, the press service of the NPP told Interfax.

2006-07-26 09:51:35

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Radioactive water has spilled in a Russian nuclear submarine, but has not escaped into the environment, local media reported on Wednesday. "The radioactivity level inside and outside the atomic submarine is normal.

2005-08-12 10:30:32

By Guy Faulconbridge MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian navy bungled the rescue of seven submariners stranded in the Pacific, the country's second most senior admiral said on Friday in a rare admission of failure.

2005-08-10 07:24:59

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday medals should be awarded to British naval workers who saved a Russian mini-submarine and its seven crew.

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.

2005-08-07 01:30:22

By Oliver Bullough MOSCOW (Reuters) - Rescuers cut free a Russian mini-submarine ensnared in deep-sea cables on Sunday, saving its seven crew with British help, after a three-day ordeal at the bottom of the Pacific with dwindling oxygen. "The operation is finished.

2005-08-06 23:15:39

By Meg Clothier MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian mini-submarine burst to the surface on Sunday after rescuers hacked away the cables that had snared it deep in Pacific waters and saved the crew before their air supply ran out. "The mini-sub has surfaced.

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