Day of national mourning for Tu-154 victims declared in Russia

Source : 112 Ukraine

The day of national mourning will begin on December 26
14:28, 25 December 2016

Sochi Blog

In Russia, Monday, December 26, was announced a national day of mourning for those killed in the crash of Tu-154 in the Black Sea. This was announced to journalists by President Vladimir Putin, "Interfax" reports.

Putin said that the causes of the crash of the Tu-154 will be thoroughly investigated.

"Thorough investigation of the causes of the crash will be carried out and everything will be done to support the families of the victims," the president said.

"The government instructed to create a commission, headed by the Minister of Transport," the head of state added.

As it was reported, 84 passengers and 8 crew members died in a Russian plane crash near Sochi.

Related: Russian Tu-154 aircraft crashes in the Black Sea near Sochi

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