here and now (1999) 05/31/1999
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The Ambassador of Belarus to Russia, Vladimir Grigoryev, talks about the tragedy that occurred on May 30, 1999 in the Minsk metro, about the number of victims as a result The emergence of a crush, the attempts of the police to help people, the rapid arrival of rescue services and their actions to save people, the reaction of the Belarusian leadership to what had happened, and condolences from the citizens of Russia.
An eyewitness of the tragedy T. Kuchma talks about the course of the events (on the phone).
Minsk Mayor Vladimir Yermoshin and Health Minister Igor Zelenkevich talk about measures taken to help the victims and the families of the deceased, about the unexpectedness of the incident and the provision of necessary medical assistance to the victims (space bridge from Minsk).
Videorecording: a general view of the folk festivities in Minsk, the types of underground passage of the subway station where the tragedy occurred.
View of the ambulance station.
Relatives of the injured in the reception room of one of the Minsk hospitals.
President of Belarus Alexander lays flowers to the site of the tragedy.
PersonnelLukashenka Alexander Grigorievich - Belarusian state and political figure
International cooperation; Medicine Space; Science