Putin declares Arctic fuel spill a state of emergency

Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the bungled response to a fuel spill in a remote Arctic region before declaring a state of emergency in the area. More than 20,000 tonnes of oil was released when a fuel tank lost pressure. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download … Read more Putin declares Arctic fuel spill a state of emergency

Putin Declares State of Emergency After Siberia Oil Spill

Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency in a region of Siberia after an estimated 20,000 tons of diesel fuel spilled from a power plant storage facility and fouled waterways. The spill took place Friday at a power plant in an outlying section of the city of Norilsk, 2900 kilometers (1800 miles) … Read more Putin Declares State of Emergency After Siberia Oil Spill

Putin declares Arctic fuel spill state of emergency

Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the bungled response to a fuel spill in a remote Arctic region, before declaring a state of emergency in the area. More than 20,000 tons of oil was released after a fuel tank lost pressure. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around … Read more Putin declares Arctic fuel spill state of emergency

Russia’s 20,000-tonne diesel spill pollutes waterways in Siberia

Waterways near Russia’s Siberian city of Norilsk have been rapidly polluted by a spill of more than 20,000 tonnes of diesel fuel in recent days, according to state media. Russian President Vladimir Putin declared on Wednesday a state of emergency, dedicating federal resources to the clean-up effort. He said local officials had been inefficient in … Read more Russia’s 20,000-tonne diesel spill pollutes waterways in Siberia

State of emergency: twenty thousand tonnes of diesel spill into Arctic Circle river

Twenty thousand tonnes of diesel fuel spilled into a river inside the Arctic Circle forcing Vladimir Putin to order a state of emergency. The spill occurred when a fuel reservoir at a power plant near the city of Norilsk collapsed on Friday. The plant is operated by a division of Nornickel, whose factories in the … Read more State of emergency: twenty thousand tonnes of diesel spill into Arctic Circle river

Russia’s Putin declares state of emergency over Siberian fuel spill

Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency over the spill of more than 2,000 tons of diesel fuel into a Siberian river. After a reservoir collapsed at a powerplant in the Arctic circle on Friday, a clean-up operation and a criminal investigation have been launched to unveil the circumstances over what could … Read more Russia’s Putin declares state of emergency over Siberian fuel spill

Coronavirus in Russia: ‘I don’t trust Putin any more’ – BBC News

In Russia, President Putin’s approval rating has fallen to an all-time low. Russia, like many countries, is suffering acute economic hardship after weeks of coronavirus lockdown. Amid rising unemployment, there are signs of growing disillusionment with the Kremlin. Our correspondent Steve Rosenberg has been to Vladimir Putin’s home city of St Petersburg to gauge the … Read more Coronavirus in Russia: ‘I don’t trust Putin any more’ – BBC News

Russia’s Putin sets July 1 for Constitution reform vote as Covid-19 lockdown eases

Although Russia is still struggling with the coronavirus pandemic, President Vladimir Putin is pushing ahead with his constitutional changes, which were delayed in April. He has now announced the country is to vote on these reforms on July 1st. A peculiar calendar for reforms, as FRANCE 24’s chief foreign editor Robert Parsons explains. Subscribe to … Read more Russia’s Putin sets July 1 for Constitution reform vote as Covid-19 lockdown eases

Putin holds a meeting with Moscow Mayor on COVID-19 situation in the city [REFEED]

Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a meeting with Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin on #coronavirus situation in the city via videoconference in Moscow on Wednesday, May 27. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram … Read more Putin holds a meeting with Moscow Mayor on COVID-19 situation in the city [REFEED]

Russia reports single day rise of 8,915 cases, overall fatalities stand at 3,807

Russia reported a daily rise of nearly 9,000 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday with more than 10,000 patients recovered. President Vladimir Putin says the country has now passed its infection peak. Russia has the world’s third highest number of infections, with more than 362,000 confirmed cases. Its overall death toll, however, remains remarkably low at … Read more Russia reports single day rise of 8,915 cases, overall fatalities stand at 3,807

Putin: Russia passed the peak of coronavirus infection – BBC News

President Vladimir Putin announced that Russia’s nationwide lockdown was being eased from 12 May, and that businesses could go back to work to stop unemployment rising further. He also said it was up to individual regions to decide the best policy. But Russia’s daily infection rate remains high, compared with the rest of Europe. Russia … Read more Putin: Russia passed the peak of coronavirus infection – BBC News

U.S. Space Force Flag Unveiled at the White House

President Donald Trump unveiled the official flag for his Space Force at the White House on Friday, touting U.S. military might including the development of what he called “the super-duper missile.” Trump said the U.S. is “building right now incredible military equipment,” including a missile that would travel faster than any other in the world … Read more U.S. Space Force Flag Unveiled at the White House

Musical conversation with Samantha Farrell (Podcast)

Samantha Farrell is the assistant to Vladimir Bulović, the director of MIT.nano, as well as a professional musician. Here, she talks about how music is keeping her focused, productive, and sane and how in times like these, “. . . the arts really shine, people’s humanity can really shine, and musicians and filmmakers and artists … Read more Musical conversation with Samantha Farrell (Podcast)

Vladimir Putin’s popularity plummets due to ineffective coronavirus response in Russia | ITV News

When the bells tolled for the start of 2020 Vladimir Putin probably saw a glorious decade ahead. Putin’s grip on office was as secure as ever so much so he felt confident enough to ask the electorate to allow him stay in power beyond his allocated term. By now there should have been a vote … Read more Vladimir Putin’s popularity plummets due to ineffective coronavirus response in Russia | ITV News