The Russian military said it has successfully test-fired a submarine-launched intercontinental ballistic missile.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
Spain is coming under criticism for reportedly preparing to allow the refuelling of Russian warships en route to bolstering the bombing campaign against the besieged Syrian city Aleppo.
Wed, 26 Oct, 2016
Dozens of armed men in military uniforms have seized an airport in Ukraine’s strategic Crimea region, it is reported.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2014
The Russian government is refusing to pay a €155,000 bill for cleaning up an oil spill which threatened pollution of the Cork coast in 2009, despite admitting the leak was caused by one of its aircraft carriers.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2012
Firefighters have extinguished a massive fire aboard a docked Russian nuclear submarine as some crew members remain inside, officials say.
Fri, 30 Dec, 2011
An international maritime search was underway tonight for a missing cargo ship amid fears it was under the control of pirates as it passed through the English Channel.
Tue, 11 Aug, 2009
Authorities trying to control a huge oil slick threatening Irish and Welsh coastlines were today hopeful mild weather conditions will avert an ecological disaster.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2009
The biggest oil slick to threaten Ireland for more than 10 years was tonight being tracked as it moved closer towards coastlines.
Tue, 17 Feb, 2009
THE fire safety system on a Russian nuclear-powered submarine malfunctioned on a test run in the Sea of Japan, spewing chemicals that killed at least 20 people and injured 21 others.
Mon, 10 Nov, 2008
The Russian Navy successfully test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile today, officials said.
Thu, 18 Sep, 2008
Georgian troops today pulled out of the capital of the breakaway province of South Ossetia under massive Russian shelling.
Sun, 10 Aug, 2008
A fire broke out aboard a Russian nuclear submarine, killing two crew members, but causing no radiation threat, the Interfax news agency reported today.
Thu, 07 Sep, 2006
Rescue crews managed to loop cables under the structure trapping a mini-submarine deep in the Pacific Ocean today and will try to lift the vessel closer to the surface, Russian navy spokesman Captain Igor Dygalo said.
Sat, 06 Aug, 2005
The derelict nuclear submarine that sank in the fish-rich Barents Sea while en route to a scrapyard cannot be raised until at least next year, a Russian naval chief said today.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2003
A senior Russian admiral says 23 sailors in the Kursk may have suffered through three days of agony waiting in vain for a rescue that never came.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2002
The sinking of the Kursk was not caused by a collision with a foreign submarine, the leading investigator into the disaster says.
Sat, 03 Nov, 2001
Investigators examining the wreckage of the Kursk nuclear submarine have removed the bodies of 45 sailors since the vessel was brought to dock in northern Russia earlier this month.
Mon, 29 Oct, 2001
Investigators today revealed the ‘‘hell’’ inside the nuclear submarine Kursk which sank in the Barents Sea with the loss of 118 lives.
Sat, 27 Oct, 2001
A giant barge hauling the battered Kursk submarine pulled into waters of a Russian shipyard today, in the final stage of an ambitious salvage effort made riskier by the ship’s two nuclear reactors and missile arsenal.
Wed, 10 Oct, 2001
A Dutch consortium on today began raising the Kursk nuclear submarine from the bottom of the Barents Sea, where it lay for more than a year following the explosion and sinking that killed 118 Russian seamen.
Mon, 08 Oct, 2001
Divers working on the wreck of the Kursk have begun piercing the last of 26 holes in the vessel's hull.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2001
Naval engineers using a remote-controlled mini-sub conducted exploratory work today at the site where the Kursk nuclear submarine sank, laying the groundwork for the complex, two-month operation to raise the shattered ship.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2001
The Russian Navy has today denied a report that one of its nuclear submarines had suffered an accident during recent exercises in the Barents Sea and couldn’t reach port under its own power.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2001
The Russian navy has dismissed claims the Kursk was sunk by a missile from another Russian vessel.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2001
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