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One Ukrainian injured, one dead in Russia's night club in Perm

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Dec. 8, 2009, 9:48 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

Fire ripped through a night club in Russian city of Perm killing over 100 people

A Ukrainian citizen was injured in the deadly blaze in the Lame Horse nightclub in the Russian city of Perm on December 5, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has said. "He is currently in a local hospital and is linked to an artificial respiration system. His mother is staying with him," the ministry's press service reported on Tuesday.

As reported, one Ukrainian citizen was killed in the fire. The death toll from the Saturday nightclub fire in Perm has reached 119, as another patient, Dmitry Simonov, born in 1972, died at the Perm city hospital No. 4 on Tuesday evening," the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry's department for the Perm territory told Interfax.
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