July 12, 2011 | Mark Paradies

Investigation of Russian River Cruise Accident

Russia has started an investigation – which includes a criminal investigation – of the recent river cruise accident that killed over 100 people.

Eduard Abdullin, of the Russian Investigative Committee’s Tatarstan branch, said:

All those responsible for the tragedy will be announced after relevant technical documentation is examined and eyewitnesses are interrogated.”

People are already speculating that maintenance and a “disregard for safety” cause the accident. See more details at:


And investigation that starts by looking for who to blame … Might be difficult to get the facts and address the real root causes.

Here’s the CBS coverage:

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