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    Thirteen people were injured when a helicopter carrying North Caucasus deputy presidential envoy Maxim Bystrov crashed in Karachay-Circassia on Monday, emergency officials said.

    Thirteen people were injured when a helicopter carrying the Kremlin's deputy envoy to the North Caucasus crashed in Karachay-Circassia on Monday, emergency officials said.

    Two pilots are in intensive care. The other injuries were described as "slight."

    The MI-8 helicopter is thought to have belonged to Russian oil company Rosneft.

    The causes of the crash are being investigated.

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