According to the latest data, search-and-rescue services recovered 16 bodies in the Tu-154 crash area, the State Service of the Civil Aviation said Friday. Relatives of the crash victims are to fly from Israel to the airport of Sochi by the special flight to identify the bodies recovered. In all, 66 passengers and 12 crew members were killed in the Thursday crash.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club that Russia will never initiate military actions, including with the use of nuclear weapons
Representatives of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation commented on the state of affairs in the Sea of Azov