Russian Crew and 700 Tons of Gold Ore Missing
A vessel with a nine-person crew and 700 tons of gold ore onboard has gone
missing in stormy seas off Russia's Pacific Coast.
The ship sent a distress call on Sunday as it was sailing from the coastal
town of Neran to Feklistov Island in the Sea of Okhotsk.
The vessel, hired by mining company Polymetal, was carrying 700 tons of gold