Five miners were killed in a sudden blowout and explosion of methane on the Skochinsky mine in Donetsk, Eastern Ukraine. The tragedy took place on Tuesday night. Gas exploded on the level of 1,200 meters. Thirty-three miners were in the stall at that moment. Twenty-seven of them managed to rise on the surface, 5 were killed, another is being sought for. Ten teams of the Fuel and Energy Ministry's rescue unit are engaged in the rescue operation. A commission to look into the cause of the accident has been set up.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said