Combat mission of the Russian aviation in Syria. Photo by the press service of the Russia's Ministry of Defence https://ru.wikipedia.org

07 March 2018, 18:49

Kuban authorities promise compensations to families of three militaries perished in Syria

Relatives of the three residents of Kuban (Krasnodar Territory), who perished in the military aircraft crash in Syria, will receive one million roubles per family and other help, Governor Veniamin Kondratiev has promised.

The An-26 aircraft crashed on March 6 in Syrian Khmeimim. According to preliminary data of the Russia's Ministry of Defence (MoD), the accident could be caused by a technical malfunction. There were 33 passengers and six crew members onboard. All of them were militaries.

The Governor said that Ensign Yuri Masel from Novorossiysk; senior Lieutenant Alexander Shevchenko from Krymsk; and Captain Sergey Sheinzvit, a native of Yeisk, were among the casualties.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

All news

April 25, 2019 14:43

April 25, 2019 11:34

April 25, 2019 11:26

  • Colorado House of Representatives recognizes NKR's independence

    On April 24, 2019, the House of Representatives of the US State of Colorado adopted a resolution condemning the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Turkey. By a separate point, the House recognized the independence of the Republic of Artsakh (the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic – NKR).

April 25, 2019 11:16

  • Chechen MIA reports decrease in number of militants killed in Q1 2019

    In Chechnya, in January-March this year, one alleged member of the armed underground was killed, whereas in the same period of 2018, there were six of them, an official of the republic's Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has informed, thus, confirming the data of the "Caucasian Knot" about the number of alleged members of the armed underground killed during these periods.

April 25, 2019 11:08

News archive