Oil Spill Near Russia's Novorossiysk 400,000 Times Larger Than Reported, Satellite Images Show

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The area of the oil spill near Russia's Novorossiysk has turned out to be 400,000 times larger than initially reported by the Caspian Pipeline Consortium, as it totals 80 square kilometres, according to satellite images analyzed by the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Oil Spill Near Russia's Novorossiysk 400,000 Times Larger Than Reported, Satellite Images Show
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The area of the oil spill near Russia's Novorossiysk has turned out to be 400,000 times larger than initially reported by the Caspian Pipeline Consortium, as it totals 80 square kilometres, according to satellite images analyzed by the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences.