On December 25, in the early hours of the day, Russian Defense Ministry's Tu-154 aircraft crashed near Sochi coastline.
There were 92 people on board.
Russian senior officials, including government members, Federation Council and State Duma lawmakers, paid their last respects on Monday to the victims of the deadly Tu-154 military plane crash in the Black Sea.
Nikolay Antoshkin, former deputy chief of the Russian Air Forces, said that a fuel system failure could have caused the Tu-154 plane crash in the Black Sea.
Russia has received a wave of sympathy from people around the world over the Sunday crash of a Syria-bound Tu-154 with 92 people onboard. Many ordinary Ukrainians have joined in, leaving flowers at the Russian Embassy in Kiev and at consulates in other cities, and offering support online. Attitudes of the country's elite are another story, however.
Russian Defense Ministry said that divers have found a total of 12 bodies and five additional plane fragments near the crash site of a Russian military aircraft in the Black Sea.
Russian Defense Ministry said that main flight data recorder of the Russian military plane has been found in the Black Sea and will be delivered to Moscow for decoding.
The first of two flight data recorders belonging to the sunken military plane in the Black Sea has been raised to the surface, a source in the Russian security services told RIA Novosti on Tuesday.
According to a source in the Russian security services, flight data recorders of the sunken military plane in the Black Sea are expected to be recovered when the aircraft's tail section is raised to the surface.
Musicians all over the world are mourning 64 members of Russia's Alexandrov Ensemble, who died in the plane crash in the Black Sea.
The identification process of the bodies of victims of Russia’s Tu-154 aircraft crash is underway, two persons were identified, according to a source.
The Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders, or MSF) offered their sincere condolences to the relatives, the friends and the colleagues of Dr Glinka who was a figurehead of Russian humanitarian medical action, according to MSF Representative in Russia.
Another body of the victim of Russian Defense Ministry's Tu-154 passenger plane crash in the Black Sea was found during the rescue operation, according to the statement of Russian Defense Ministry.
Three fragments of the the Russian Defense Ministry's Tu-154 passenger plane's body have been found at a distance of 1.8 kilometers [some 1.1 miles] off the coast in the Black Sea, according to a source.
13 bodies of Tu-154 aircraft crash over the Black Sea were recovered during rescue operation, according to a source in the local emergency service.
A Russian military Tu-154 plane taking the world-renowned Alexandrov Ensemble, the army’s official choir, to a concert at a Russian air base in Syria, crashed into the Black Sea on Sunday. All 92 passengers and crew on board are feared dead.
Residents of Beijing are bringing flowers to the Russian Embassy to commemorate the victims of the Russia's Tu-154 plane crash over the Black Sea.
Several bouquets of roses and carnations along with candles were left to commemorate the victims of the Tu-154 plane crash over the Black Sea by sympathetic locals at the fence of the Russian Embassy on Wisconsin Avenue.
In the early hours of Sunday morning, a Russian Tu-154 aircraft en route to Syria crashed in the Black Sea. All 92 people onboard are feared dead, including 64 musicians of the renowned Alexandrov Ensemble, an official choir of the Russian Army. Speaking to Sputnik China, people explained why they feel Russia's loss as if it were their own.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida extended their condolences on Monday after 92 people presumably died in a military plane crash in southwestern Russia.
Divers have lifted two elements of Tu-154 operating mechanism to surface, the Russian MoD said in a statement on Monday.
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