A Russian military plane carrying 92 people, including dozens of Red Army Choir singers, dancers and orchestra members, crashed into the Black Sea on its way to Syria on Sunday, killing everyone on board, Russian authorities said.
Vladimir Putin declared December 26 as the day of national mourning for those who died in the Tu-154 plane crash.
"Tomorrow the day of national mourning will be declared in Russia," Putin told reporters.
The Russian Defence Ministry said one of its TU-154 Tupo...
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