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Survivors of Russian University Shooting Airlifted to Moscow

The flight with the seven survivors on board has already departed for Moscow.
Russia University Shooting

Shooting at Russian University Leaves Eight Dead, 28 Hurt

A gunman opened fire Monday at a university in Russia, leaving eight people dead and 28 hurt, officials said.

UPDATE: 11 Marines, Medic Killed in Afghanistan Suicide Attacks; Death Toll at 72

Several Marines were killed and a number of other American military were wounded.

Prototype Military Plane Crashes Outside Moscow; Three Dead

Two test pilots and a flight engineer were aboard the plane, and none survived.

Forest Fire Forces Russia to Evacuate 830 from Summer Camp

A total of 750 children and 87 personnel were evacuated from the camp in the Bashkortostan republic.

Tourist Helicopter Crashes in Russian Lake; Eight Missing

Rangers reported hearing the helicopter approaching the lake and then the sound of it hitting the surface.
Russian wildfires

Volunteers Pitch in to Fight Russia’s Raging Forest Fires

As of Monday, about 1.88 million hectares (4.6 million acres) of forest were burning in Russia – an area larger than the U.S. state of Connecticut.

Russian Military Sends Planes to Fight Siberian Wildfires

The Russian Defense Ministry said it provided heavy-lift Il-76 transport planes to help douse fires in northeastern Siberia's Sakha-Yakutia region.

Firefighter Killed in St. Petersburg, Russia Fire

A major fire engulfed a business center in St. Petersburg, Russia, killing a firefighter and injuring two others.


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