Rescuers scoured the wide waters of a Volga River reservoir on Monday, searching with dimming hopes for survivors after an aged, overloaded cruise ship sank amid wind and rain.
July 10, 2011 Rescue boats try to locate survivors of a tourist boat that sank on the Volga River, in central Russia. The passenger boat had 208 people onboard, and up to 100 are presumed dead, officials said. A regional emergencies ministry spokesman said the boat sank in the middle of the river in the Tatarstan region, about 450 miles east of Moscow. AP Buy Photo