Black Seas

On the same grounds, the prosecution dismissed under Article 293 of the Professional Code (negligence) in respect of the Harbour Caucasus, since at the time of the tragic events of November 10-11, 2007, he officially was on leave and responsibilities of the Harbour is not performed. At the present time is not given legal assessment on Part 3 of Article 263 of the Professional Code (violation of traffic safety and operation of rail, air or water transport), the ship captain's actions '' in connection with the failure to identify his location – he is listed as missing. Thus, the investigation of the humanitarian catastrophe in Kerch suspended in whole suspended. Recall that the unprecedented emergency has occurred in late 2007 in the Kerch Strait, which separates the Sea of Azov and Black Seas. For one day – November 11 – during a heavy storm here sunk four vessels, six stranded, two tankers were damaged. From the tanker broke in 'Volgoneft-139' spilled into the sea about 2 thousand tons of fuel oil. After two days in the disaster area was observed 50-fold excess of maximum permissible concentration of oil in the water, there was a mass death of birds and fish. Russia moved to the 'winter' period of 'summer time' in Russia ended on the night of Sunday, Oct. 26 at 3 26 October 2008 (local time) – the clock hands were moved back one hour. Thus, the country has returned to normal 'natural' time, after seven months of life in summer hours.