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Review: TIFF 2018: ‘Kursk’ is frustrating because you know how it ends Special

‘Kursk’ doesn’t care if you know how it ends because the arrogance that caused the end result and people who were affected by it are far more important.

Argentine sub disaster stirs bitter memories in Russia

Moscow - President Vladimir Putin has offered his Argentine counterpart Mauricio Macri help in trying to find a submarine that disappeared in the South Atlantic a week ago, and dispatched a Russian military vessel to the scene.

Putting Kursk Into Dry Dock Postponed

The complex operation of guiding the wreck of Russia's nuclear submarine Kursk into a dry dock has been postponed until next week at the request of the Dutch salvagers. The experts of the Dutch-led consortium Mammoet-Smit, which led the successful ...

Some Say 'Kursk' Death Compensation Unfair

ST. PETERSBURG - The following is the second of a two-part series, the first of which ran on 31 August 2001. After the "Kursk" submarine sank last year in the Barents Sea, killing all 118 crew members aboard, the Russian government agreed to pay re...

Around the world: From wire reports

Northern Ireland: For second day, Catholics harassed on way to class Frightened schoolgirls, protected by a tunnel of soldiers and police, were rushed into a Roman Catholic elementary school in Northern Ireland on Tuesday as Protestant protesters...

Families Of 'Kursk' Victims Question Raising Of Sub

MOSCOW - When the "Kursk" submarine sank in the Barents Sea on 12 August 2000, killing all 118 crew members on board, Russian President Vladimir Putin was on holiday at the Black Sea resort of Sochi. Only belatedly -- and it appeared to the Russian...

Kursk Disaster Won't Stop Plan For Nuclear Cargo Subs

St. Petersburg (dpa) - The recent sinking of the Russian nuclear submarine Kursk came amid one of the boldest swords-to-ploughshares projects in history: the retrofitting of three Russian nuclear- powered submarines into cargo carriers that would haul ...

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