MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
MESSAGE TO THE MEDIA
In the night from 6 to 7 February, the Russian fishing vessel “Ponggame” (crew – 7 people, all citizens of Russia, port of registry – St. Petersburg) sank off the coast of Estonia.
Take all necessary measures to rescue Russian sailors (two are in hospital in Helsinki, five have already been discharged from the hospital in Tallinn), to their life threatens nothing.
With all affected employees of consular departments of Russian embassies in Finland and Estonia are in constant contact. Established relationship with the shipowner for the solution of a question on sending of Russians to their Homeland.
We Express our appreciation to the Finnish and Estonian rescue services for prompt professional action.
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