Consular assistance in Russia

Russia is currently at war in Ukraine. Are you in Russia and need consular assistance? Find your country’s embassy in Russia on EmbassyPages.

Home News Pirate-seized Russian oil tanker freed

Pirate-seized Russian oil tanker freed

Published on 06/05/2010

The Russian-owned Moscow University oil tanker with 23 crew seized by Somali pirates on Wednesday has been liberated by Russia’s Marshal Shaposhnikov heavy antisubmarine destroyer. All pirates were captured. None of the crew has been hurt, a senior spokesman for the international anti-piracy mission off the African Horn has told reporters.