According to specified data, five people died and seven were wounded in atraffic accident that took place near the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky city inthe Far East of Russia, a source in the Russian Emergencies Ministryreported to RBC. Among the wounded were Security Council Secretary VladimirRushailo and Kamchatka regional governor Mikhail Mashkovtsev. Doctorsestimated their state of health as satisfactory. An investigation into theaccident has been started..
The choice of the city of Helsinki is not incidental as the capital of Finland had hosted US-Soviet negotiations on the limitation of nuclear stockpiles in 1969