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# black-sea - Monday 21 January, 2019

14 dead after fire on two ships off Crimea

The fire broke out when one vessel was transferring fuel to the other.

# black-sea - Friday 25 August, 2017

# black-sea - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'No explosion' on downed Russian plane but terrorism not yet ruled out

Investigators say they are keeping an open mind.

# black-sea - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

'Commander, we're falling': Pilots' final words on doomed Russian plane reported as second black box found

Early indications suggest the plane’s wingflaps may have been faulty.

# black-sea - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Russia finds black box from Christmas Day plane crash

Local media reports say that a minister confirmed the discovery this morning.

# black-sea - Monday 26 December, 2016

Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

The 84 passengers included dozens of singers in Russia’s world-famous military choir.

# black-sea - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Tension soars between Ukraine and Russia over 'terror attack' claims

The UN Security Council was to discuss the growing tensions today at the request of Ukraine.

# black-sea - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Grief-stricken Odessa "reeling" after 42 die in clashes

Ukraine’s Prime Minister is visiting the port city today.

# black-sea - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Russia requests that Crimean officials release captured Ukraine navy chief

Kiev today reneged on a post-Soviet agreement to allow freedom of movement for Russians into Ukraine.

# black-sea - Monday 3 March, 2014

Russian troops and planes flow into Crimea as EU says sanctions are on the table

Over the last 24 hours, 10 Russian combat helicopters and eight military cargo planes have landed on the Black Sea peninsula.

# black-sea - Monday 9 July, 2012

Russia mourns flood dead as questions mount

Flags flew at half-mast over the Kremlin in honour of the 171 confirmed dead in the country’s worst flooding disaster – but questions are mounting over whether officials did enough to warn of the impending calamity.

# black-sea - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Videos: Devastating floods kill 146 in southern Russia Russia This post contains videos

Videos: Devastating floods kill 146 in southern Russia

President Vladimir Putin described the worst natural disaster in the Krasnodar region’s history as a “catastrophe”.