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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin instructed defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to provide assistance and support to the families of the 14 sailors who died in a fire at a research submersible, reports RIA “Novosti”.
“We must do everything to help and support”, – said the Russian leader.
According to preliminary data, the fire started when conducting bathymetry survey, i.e., depth measurement using instrumentation system. The fire was extinguished thanks to the selfless actions of the team.