Ukrainian investigators claim they have been stonewalled in their attempts to meet the crew of the mainland vessel that collided with the Neftegaz-67 tugboat.Tuesday, 1 April, 2008, 12:00am
Seven Chinese nationals were injured in a bomb explosion that ripped through a market in Moscow, the Chinese embassy in the Russian capital said yesterday.23 Aug 2006 - 12:00am
A delegation from the Russian state arms company Rosvoorujeny will visit China on May 10 to conclude an 820 million yuan (HK$760 million) sale of a submarine, the Interfax news agency reported.
The submarine could be delivered this year, according to the Krasnoy Sormovo firm, which is building the vessel.20 Apr 2000 - 12:00am
A GROUP of Western banks led by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is to grant the Russian Novorossiysk shipping firm Novoship a US$225 million loan to buy 11 new tankers.
According to Interfax news agency, the tankers, being built in Croatia, are to be delivered this year.1 Mar 1996 - 12:00am
THE Ukrainian government has decided to sell 10 ships of the state-run Black Sea Shipping line to help pay off the company's debts, the Interfax news agency reported in Kiev.
The Black Sea Line has debts of US$263 million. About 30 of its ships have been impounded. Analysts say the company might be ruled insolvent this year.2 Aug 1995 - 12:00am
A LARGE cave at Phucheefah mountain, northern Thailand, which was formerly used by communist insurgents, may soon become a tourist attraction. The mountain is located close to the border with Laos. An asphalt road is planned, along with accommodation.28 Dec 1994 - 12:00am