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Russian Spy Ship Sinks After Collision In Black Sea; Crews Safe.

Turkish media say a Russian warship has collided with a cargo ship in the Black Sea off Istanbul.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Russian warship sinks after collision with freighter off Turkish Black Sea coast.

A Russian warship has sunk in the Black Sea near the Bosphorus Strait after colliding with a freighter carrying livestock. All crew members were rescued.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Russian ship sinks after collision.

A Russian Navy spy ship sank on Thursday in the Black Sea off the coast of Turkey after hitting another vessel, but coastguards rescued all of its crew. The Russian military said the Liman — a former ...

- The Hindu - IN

Russian spy ship sinks after Black Sea collision.

A Russian spy ship sank in the Black Sea Thursday after it struck a merchant freighter, the Turkish Coast Guard reported.

- UPI - US

Russian navy ship sinks after colliding with freighter.

A Russian navy reconnaissance ship has sunk off Istanbul after colliding with a freighter in the Black Sea.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Russian spy ship Liman sinks off Turkey after collision with freighter.

All 78 personnel aboard the Black Sea Fleet ship were rescued, the Turkish coastal authority says.

- BBC - UK

Turkish PM Yildirim calls Medvedev over Russian ship.

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim called his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev to express his sadness over the collision involving a Russian vessel off Turkey's Black Sea coast, Turkish prime ministry sources said Thursday

- The Daily Star - LB

Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey after colliding with livestock vessel.

A Russian naval intelligence ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast after colliding with a vessel carrying livestock, Turkey's coastal safety authority says, but all 78 sailors are rescued.

- ABC News - AU

Russian navy ship sinks in Black Sea, all rescued.

A Russian naval reconnaissance ship sank Thursday after colliding with a freighter off Istanbul, but all crew members were rescued, the defense ministry said. The freighter was carrying livestock.

- Times Of India - IN

Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast: authorities.

A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast on Thursday after colliding with a vessel carrying livestock and all 78 personnel on board were evacuated, Turkey's coastal safety authority said.

- BDNews24 - BD

Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast.

ISTANBUL - A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast on Thursday after colliding with a vessel carrying livestock and all 78 personnel on board the navy ship were evacuated, Turkish officials said.

- Reuters - US

Russian navy ship sinks in Black Sea; all 78 crew rescued

A Russian naval reconnaissance ship sank Thursday after colliding with a freighter off Istanbul, but all crew members were rescued, the Defense Ministry said.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Russians Safe After Ships Collide Near Turkey's Black Sea Coast

All 78 Russian personnel aboard a military reconnaissance ship that collided Thursday with a freighter near Turkey's Black Sea coast are safe, according to Turkish and Russian officials. Turkish shipping agent GAC said the Russian ship Liman collided in foggy conditions with the Youzarsif H, a livestock freighter displaying ...

- Voice of America - US

Russian spy ship collides with freighter, sinks in Black Sea

Turkish officials say dozens of Russian sailors evacuated from sunken military reconnaissance ship "Liman"

- CBS NEWS - US

Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast: authorities

A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast on Thursday after colliding with a vessel carrying livestock and all 78 personnel on board were evacuated, Turkey's coastal safety authority said. It occurred 18 miles from Kilyos village on the Black Sea coast just north of Istanbul, broadcaster NTV said. ...

- Yahoo! News - US

78 Rescued as Russian Naval Ship Sinks After Collision

The Liman, a reconnaissance ship, sank after hitting a private livestock vessel near the northern end of the Bosporus amid heavy fog.

- International NY Times - US

Russian warship sinks in the Black Sea after collision

All 78 personnel of Russian intelligence vessel rescued after collision with a Togo-flagged freighter.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast: authorities

ISTANBUL - A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast on Thursday after colliding with a vessel carrying livestock and all 78 personnel on board were evacuated, Turkey's coastal safety authority said.

- Reuters - US

Russian Spy Ship Collides With Freighter Near Turkey Coast

A Russian military reconnaissance ship collided Thursday with a freighter near Turkey's Black Sea coast. Shipping agent GAC said the Russian ship "Liman" collided with a livestock freighter displaying a flag from the West African nation of Togo in foggy conditions. Russia's Defense Ministry said the Liman "sustained a hull ...

- Voice of America - US

Russian Navy Ship Sinks After Colliding with a Freighter in the Black Sea

All of the Russian sailors are safe

- TIME Magazine - US

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with freighter

All 78 personnel aboard the Black Sea Fleet ship were rescued, the Turkish coastal authority says.

- BBC - UK

Russian navy ship damaged in collision off Turkish coast, Moscow says

MOSCOW, April 27 — A Russian navy ship collided with another vessel off the Turkish coast in the Black Sea today, Russia's defence ministry said, adding that its crew was trying to keep it afloat. The research ship Liman sustained a hull...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Russia's 'Liman' spy ship collides with freighter, sinks near Bosphorus Strait

April 27, 2017, 3:53 PM A Russian reconnaissance ship, the Liman, collided with a Togo-flagged freighter in the Black Sea, north of the Bosphorus Strait, and sank on Thursday afternoon. However, the entire crew of the Russian vessel was rescued by the Turkish coast guard and a number of ships that rushed to the area near ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast - authorities

ISTANBUL - A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast after colliding with a vessel carrying livestock on Thursday and all 78 personnel on board were evacuated, Turkey's coastal safety authority said.

- Reuters - US

Russian warship sinks in the Black Sea after collision

All 78 personnel of Russian intelligence vessel evacuated after collision with a Togo-flagged freighter.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Togo-flagged ship collides with Russian vessel, 78 evacuated: Turkish official

ISTANBUL - A Togo-flagged ship collided with a Russian intelligence vessel near Turkey's Black Sea Coast on Thursday, and some 78 crew members had been evacuated from the Russian ship, a Turkish coastal safety official told Reuters.

- Reuters - US

NATO jets start air patrols over Romania

Four Typhoon fighter aircraft from the British Royal Air Force arrived in Romania on Monday as part of NATO's enhanced Air Policing mission. The air patrols will form an important part of the Alliance's role to maintain security in the Black Sea region and demonstrate NATO's unity and resolve in response to a more ...

- NATO - INT

Mostly Sunny Today, Maximum Temperatures Between 20°C and 25°C

Today it will be mostly sunny. Clouds will develop temporarily around midday and in the afternoon, mostly in the mountains, slim chance of rain, according to the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences , quoted by FOCUS News Agency. South-southeast light wind, increasing to ...

- Novinite - BG

RAF Typhoons arrive in Romania

Four UK Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft arrived in Romania on 24 April ahead of a four-month deployment in support of NATO's enhanced Air Policing mission. The arrival of the jets and their 150 support personnel at Mihail Kogalniceanu air base near the Romanian Black Sea

- Jane’s - US

Mnuchin statement rejects ExxonMobil bid for Russia sanctions waiver

The Trump administration will not be issuing waivers to ExxonMobil Corp. and other US companies authorizing oil and gas drilling currently prohibited by sanctions against Russia. US Treasury Sec. Steven T. Mnuchin’s Apr. 21 statement came following reports days earlier that the US multinational oil company sought ...

- OGJ - US

Russian Roaring Twenties

US violist David Aaron Carpenter and his ensemble will today perform in a recital forming part of the Malta International Music Festival. He will perform a number of musical pieces by Maltese composer Alexey Shor which were inspired by thieves' songs' of the Soviet era, such as the criminal romance Murka, an urban folklore ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

EU considers Russia main threat to Black Sea region – envoy

Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli has said that Russia is seen as the main threat to the Black Sea region, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

- UNIAN - UA

Ankara, Tbilisi stability in Black Sea region

The meeting was attended by the Georgian Secretary of the Security Council David Rakviashvili and the head of the Georgian Presidential Administration Giorgi Abashishvili.

- AzerNews - AZ

Exxon Attempts To Maneuver Around Russian Sanctions

It's all over the news: ExxonMobil has applied for a waiver from the economic sanctions against Russia—and specifically Rosneft—in order to resume its joint operations with the Russian state giant and advance a Black Sea drilling project. Although Exxon's former chief executive and now Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ...

- OilPrice.com - US

NASA's Cassini spacecraft just caught a glimpse of Earth, all the way from Saturn

NASA and its spectacular space hardware often spend so much time checking out our planetary neighbors that we forget Earth offers some pretty cool photo ops as well. A brand new photo released by NASA is a great reminder of that, and it was shot all the way from Saturn, courtesy of the always reliable Cassini spacecraft ...

- Boy Genius Report - US

The Temperatures Go Up

Today will be preliminary sunny with an increased temporary cloudiness, reported BGNES. Around noon and in the afternoon is expected to rain in the Rila and the Rhodope Mountains. The wind will be little and in Danubian Plain – moderate from east-northeast. In the morning will be cold with minimal temperatures from -3 to ...

- Novinite - BG

Trump administration refuses to let Exxon Mobil drill for oil in Russia

The Trump administration has denied a request from Exxon Mobil Corp. to waive U.S. sanctions against Russia to allow the company to resume oil drilling around the Black Sea. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin said Friday in a brief statement that the administration will not be issuing waivers...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Trump Administration Says Exxon Can't Drill in Russia

The US government won't be granting Exxon Mobil a waiver from Russian sanctions, Politico reports. It had been reported this week that the oil and gas company was seeking a waiver to allow it to drill in the Black Sea. The refusal of that waiver came Friday in the form...

- Newser - US

Trump Administration Won't Waive Sanctions for Oil Project Exxon Planned in Russia

President Trump has rejected a bid by oil company Exxon Mobil to resume a Black Sea venture with Rosneft, a sanctioned Russian firm close to the Kremlin.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Trump administration denies Exxon a waiver for Russia project

Treasury Department denies oil giant's request to bypass sanctions and resume drilling in the Black Sea

- CBS NEWS - US

Treasury denies Exxon waiver from Russian sanctions

The Trump administration said Friday that it would not grant a waiver from Russian sanctions to Exxon Mobil or any other energy companies. The Treasury Department announcement follows reports that Exxon had been seeking such a waiver to drill in the Black Sea. It comes as the FBI and congressional intelligence committees ...

- POLITICO - US

US refuses to waive Russian sanctions, denies Exxon request to drill in Black Sea

The Trump administration has rejected a request from oil giant Exxon Mobil to allow it to drill in Russia's Black Sea region. US Secretary of State and ex-Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson had recused himself from the decision.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Trump administration rejects Exxon Mobil request to drill in Russia

The Trump administration has denied a request from Exxon Mobil to waive U.S. sanctions against Russia to allow the company to resume oil drilling around the Black Sea. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday in a brief statement that the administration "will not be issuing waivers to U.S....

- Baltimoresun.com - US

U.S. Treasury rejects Exxon Mobil request to drill in Russia

The Trump administration has denied a request from Exxon Mobil to waive U.S. sanctions against Russia and allow it to resume oil drilling around the Black Sea. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says in a brief statement that the administration "will not be issuing waivers to U.S. companies, including...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Reuters: Exxon will not say if it is seeking waiver from Russia sanctions

Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday declined to comment on a media report that it is seeking permission from the U.S. government to drill in several areas of the Black Sea banned by U.S. sanctions on Russia, according to Reuters.

- UNIAN - UA

Exxon Mobil requests sanctions waiver for Russia projects

The Texas-based oil giant has projects lined up in the Black Sea alongside Russian state-owned Rosneft. A previous partnership in 2014 was broken over Russia's annexation of Crimea and ensuing Western sanctions.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Exxon Reportedly Requests Sanctions Waiver To Resume Drilling In Russia

Media are reporting that Exxon Mobil has applied for a waiver from U.S. sanctions on Russia so that it can resume drilling around the Black Sea with its partner, the Russian state-owned oil company Rosneft.

- Radio Free Europe - US

15th Edition of Food and Beverage Tourism Fair Held in Bulgaria

A total of 116 companies took part in the Food and Beverage Fair in the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of ''Golden Sands'', BNR reported. More than 350 brands and over then 3500 items were presented during the forum. It was attended by manufacturers and retailers of food, beverages, kitchen equipment, as well as companies ...

- Novinite - BG

Exxon seeking U.S. permission to resume oil project in Russia, source says

Exxon Mobil is seeking permission from the U.S. government to resume drilling around the Black Sea with a Russian partner, state-owned Rosneft, according to a person familiar with the matter. The oil giant's request is being reviewed by the Trump administration and is certain to draw extra scrutiny...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Exxon Mobil seeks permission to resume oil venture with Russian state-owned Rosneft

Exxon Mobil is seeking permission from the U.S. government for approval to resume drilling around the Black Sea with a Russian partner, state-owned Rosneft.

- Global News - CA

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