Trial Opens In Russian Boat-Sinking Tragedy

KAMSKOYE USTYE, Russia¬† — The trial of the captain of a cargo boat charged with failing to rescue passengers from a sinking boat has bugun in the Russian republic of Tatarstan, RFE/RL’s Russian Service reports. In July, the tourist boat “Bulgaria” sank in the Volga River, killing 122 people. The accident was Russia’s worst river-boat […]