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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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. 2011-07-12 (Context: Russia, Volga River)
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. 2011-07-10 (Context: Russia, Volga River)
Two police officers are injured after a man throws a grenade at them at a shopping centre in Nazran, Ingushetia, Russia. The attacker and his accomplice are later shot dead. 2018-12-12 (Context: Russia)
Michael Cohen, the former lawyer of U.S. President Donald Trump, is sentenced to three years in prison for making illegal hush money payments to two women with whom Trump allegedly had affairs, and a concurrent sentence of two months for making false statements to Congress about a possible Trump Tower deal in Russia. 2018-12-12 (Context: Russia)
Ukraine's Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan says the ports of Berdiansk and Mariupol are effectively under blockade as Russia refuses to let any Ukrainian vessels leave or enter the Sea of Azov. President Petro Poroshenko calls on NATO to send warships to patrol the Sea of Azov. 2018-11-29 (Context: Russia)