Anniversary of the death of the "Kursk"

• Anniversary of the death of the "Kursk"

Nuclear submarine "Kursk", which was part of Russia's Northern Fleet sank August 12, 2000 during exercises of the Northern Fleet in the Barents Sea.

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The nuclear submarine "Kursk" (1999).

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The tragedy killed 118 crew members.

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Prosecutor General's Office, it was found that the loss of the "Kursk" has occurred "as a result of the explosion, the center of which is localized at the location of the training torpedo".

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The commander of submarine Gennady Lyachin was posthumously awarded the title Hero of Russia, the crew members were awarded the Order of Courage.

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nuclear submarine (ASMC) K-141 "Kursk" was one of the most advanced at that time the Russian Navy submarines.

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The crew of the nuclear submarine "Kursk" in front of his last dive (1999).

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"Kursk", as well as all nuclear submarines, has a crew of two. "? Which one of them" - ask a family issue (cover of "Komsomolskaya Pravda", the headline: 18000 rubles for sailors names "Kursk", and below - a list of names).

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Vladimir Svechkarev - one of the submariners who died in the Barents Sea on the nuclear submarine "Kursk".

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In the photo - second from left Maxim Bourges - sailor torpedoman from the nuclear submarine "Kursk". August 27, 2000, he would have celebrated its 19th anniversary.

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Divers at the line separating the first compartment submarine "Kursk".

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In the dock shipyard completed work on clearing blockages in the third compartment of the lost nuclear submarine "Kursk".