At least 16 people were on the catamaran when it collided with another boat 250 meters from the riverbank in Volgograd. Russia's Investigative Committee has opened an investigation into the cause of the crash.
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2011-07-12 Russian state television reports that at least 59 bodies have been recovered from the sinking of the cruise ship "Bulgaria" on the Volga River, with more than 200 people on board. Context: Russia, Volga River
2011-07-10 The cruise ship "Bulgaria" sinks in the Volga River near Bolgar, Russia. At least 110 of the 196 on board go down with the ship and drown, while 80 were rescued alive. Context: Russia, Volga River
2019-02-13 The Kremlin announces that Russia, Iran and Turkey will hold their fourth round of talks in Sochi on Thursday with regards to their roles in the Syrian Civil War. Context: Russia
2019-02-1 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces that the United States is suspending its role in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, an agreement made in 1987 with the USSR (and, by extension, its successor state Russia) banning both countries from possessing or testing nuclear and conventional intermediate-range missiles, as well as their launchers, citing Russian non-compliance with the treaty. Context: Russia
2019-01-3 The death toll of an explosion caused by a gas leak that devastated a block of flats in Magnitogorsk, Russia, rises to 39. Rescuers end their search efforts at the collapse site as there are no more missing people. Context: Russia