Russia

    Relatives of missing workers on Aug. 19 demanded the authorities tell the truth about an accident at Russia's largest hydro-power plant as hopes faded of finding 60 missing people alive. A sudden surge of water burst through aging turbines at the Soviet-era Sayano-Shushenskaya plant in Siberia on Aug. 17, flooding a 100-meter long engine hall and four other floors below it. So far, 14 bodies have been found. Russian officials have long warned that the country's creaking Soviet-era infrastructure has been starved of money for decades. (Reuters)

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