Bears Ate Russian Billionaire During Excursion
A former Russian biathlon star-turned pilot and two wealthy Russian tourists on a £4,250 sightseeing/excursion trip were killed in a helicopter crash on Saturday, before being dragged away and gnawed by bears, according to reports.
Ex-sportsman Igor Malinovskii, 25, was piloting a Robinson helicopter in the popular tourist region of Kamchatka when it came down on July 16.
Communications were lost with the helicopter due to bad weather.
It is believed to have caught fire as it crashed the the ground.
Rescuers found the charred remains of the helicopter named Nadezhda, or Hope in the Valley of the Geysers in the Kamchatka peninsula, in the far east of Russia.
United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Senate Intelligence Heads Warn That Russian Election Meddling Continues
The leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee delivered a stark warning on Wednesday to political candidates: Expect Russian operatives to remain active and determined to again try to sow chaos in elections next month and next year.At a rare news conference, Senators Richard M. Burr, Republican of North Carolina and the committee’s chairman, and Mark Warner, Democrat of Virginia and its vice chairman, broadly endorsed the conclusions of American spy agencies...
Ship carrying Russian grain to Turkey sinks in Black Sea
Russias Emergency Situations Ministry said a cargo ship with 12 crew members carrying Russian grain to Turkey sank before dawn during a storm on the Black Sea on Wednesday.The ministry in a statement said that several rescue vessels have been dispatched to the area, but strong winds and high waves have hindered the operation.The ministry said one crewmember, with signs of severe hypothermia, has been rescued. The incident happened as the Panama-flagg...
India Police Apprehends Nigeria Billionaire Drug Trafficker
The sleuths of the Hyderabad Narcotic Enforcement Wing (H-NEW) along with Narayanguda police in India have arrested a suspected Nigerian drug trafficker named Osigwe Chukwuemeka James, 37.Osigwe was arrested for possession of 30 grams of MDMA at Niyaz Khana near King Koti Hospital under Narayanguda on Friday, August 12. It is important to note that, Osigwe has been doing the business for over 10 years now, and he has amassed a lot of wealth through the business. Pol...
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