Plane with football fans from Peru catches fire before landing in Moscow
A turbine of UTair aircraft carrying 70 Peruvian fans from Yekaterinburg to Tyumen has caught fire.
According to Sport-Ekspress referring to RPP, it was flying to Moscow through Tyumen.
Passengers heard an explosion 20 minutes before landing. A few seconds later, smoke began to enter the cabin. Some passengers saw the turbine catch fire. Peruvians noted that the crew did not speak English and did not explain anything about the incident.
Fake citizenship and access to state secrets. Former Ukrainian officials get supreme posts in Crimea
More and more questions arise with regards to the staffing policy of the Crimean authorities. This summer, Roman Podsudevsky has been appointed in charge of the Yalta Commercial Port – a strategic objective. The former Ukrainian border guard officer wanted at home for divulgence of state secrets and corruption easily gained the Russian citizenship and made a successful career in Crimea. In March 2017, he was a senior security specialist in Genbank; in the same period, he attempted to become the Head of Shchelkino Municipal Administration but lost in the competition; and since December 2017, Podsudevsky became an aide to Sergei Aksenov. The CrimeRussia was figuring out how former Ukrainian enforcement officers and officials become supreme functionaries in Crimea.
Three officers of the Moscow FSB office, detained in June 2017, are defendants in the criminal case heard by the Moscow Garrison Military Court along with the retired MIA Major-General Viktor Trutnev. The official prosecution asked 7 and eight years’ imprisonment for them.