The Russian Tafik-1 fishing schooner caught fire early on Thursday morning. This happened in the Japanese Sea, 100 km away from the Hokkaido island. The 23 members of the crew managed to escape, according to the Russian Emergencies Ministry press service. The crew bordered on life rafts, and, later, the STM-16 fishing vessel found them. Then, the crew transferred to the Dmitry Peskov research vessel, which is due to take the sailors to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
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"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