Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered an investigation into the cause of an Arctic oil spill last week.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday slammed the billionaire of a nickel company after a massive fuel oil spill that caused huge damage to an arctic region. On Wednesday, Putin declared a state of emergency in the region to help minimize the consequences of the spill.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency after 20,000 tonnes of diesel oil leaked into a river within the Arctic Circle, the media reported on Thursday.
"The fire was completely contained and extinguished," Secretary-General of Beheira Province Hazem al-Ashmouny told the Egyptian state TV, offering condolences to the families of the victims.