Seventeen soldiers were injured in the collapse of a newly built railway bridge across the Amur river in Khabarovsk, being tested, reported on the website of the Chief military investigative Department of the investigative Committee of Russia.
The press service of the Eastern military district reported earlier that on Wednesday, the division of the railway troops of the Eastern military composed of 20 people in the course of routine exercises carried out work to restore the bridge crossing near the village of Telman, on the border of Khabarovsk Krai and Jewish Autonomous region. Then, the press service reported about two victims in the collapse.
Scientists of the Russian research Institute on problems of civil defense and emergency situations (VNII GOCHS) do not rule out a sharp rise of water levels in the Amur river basin due to the expected monsoon rains already falling and the absorbency of the soil.
It is noted that high groundwater levels will also create difficulties in conducting field work and will lead to lower yields.
The pad for the carrier rocket "Angara" began to transport via the Northern sea route from Severodvinsk at the Eastern spaceport.
"In Severodvinsk finishes unique transport operation on transportation launch new carrier rocket "Angara". System with a total mass of more than 2000 tons loaded on the boat "Barents", which is already out of the waters of the shipyard "Zvezdochka", - is spoken in the message published on the website of the Center for exploitation of ground space infrastructure.
Commissioning of the railway bridge Nizhneleninskoye-Tongjiang (PRC) across the Amur river, scheduled for the summer of 2021, will allow the Jewish Autonomous region become the most promising region in the far Eastern Federal district, said in an interview with RIA Novosti acting Governor of the region Rostislav Goldstein.
"Our neighbors - Asian dragons - build a new civilization and a new economy. And the JAR is actually in the centre of this global construction. We have 500 kilometers of the state border. In June of the following year, when the system enters a bridge Nizhneleninskoye-of Tuscan, EAO will be the most promising regions of DFO are not just for the transit of goods, and to create industrial parks and building value chains. We have the best logistics than others. I'm sure", the Agency said Goldstein.