| 28 May 2024, Tuesday |

Russian minister dies during Arctic training exercise -RIA

Russia’s Emergencies Minister Yevgeny Zinichev died while he was trying to save someone, during a training exercise in the Arctic, the RIA news agency cited the ministry as saying on Wednesday.
The 55-year-old official, who had headed the high-profile emergencies ministry since 2018, died while saving someone’s life, it said without providing further details.
.”.. Zinichev died tragically while performing his official duties during inter-departmental drills to prevent crisis situations in the Arctic, saving someone’s life,” RIA quoted the ministry as saying.