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September 02, 2014 08:30
A column of BMD-2 airborne combat vehicles move towards the assembly area of combined forces of the Central Military District and airborne troops at the Chebarkul firing range as part of a sudden operational readiness test.(RIA Novosti / Vladislav Belogrud)
​Russia to adjust military doctrine due to NATO expansion, Ukraine crisis
Moscow is to review its military doctrine, a move that is caused by expansion of NATO in Eastern Europe, problems of missile defense and the crisis situation in neighboring Ukraine, says an official from the Russia’s Security Council. 628
A militant Islamist fighter gestures as he takes part in a military parade along the streets of Syria's northern Raqqa province (Reuters) UN: ISIS and govt forces guilty of atrocities in Iraq
Islamic State militants have carried out atrocities on “an unimaginable scale” over several months of fighting in Iraq, a UN official said in an emergency debate Monday. The UN agreed to send a commission to the country to investigate. 70
Cuba's former President Fidel Castro (Reuters / Cubadebate / Handout via Reuters) Castro compares NATO to Nazi SS, slams US, Israel for ‘creating ISIS’
Cuba’s former president Fidel Castro compared NATO’s recent statements to that of Nazi SS and accused US and its allies of igniting conflicts abroad. Castro slammed John McCain for backing Israel and accused both of being involved in the creation of ISIS. 218
Nurses talk near a poster (C) displaying a government message against Ebola, at a maternity hospital in Abidjan (Reuters / Luc Gnago) Liberia’s nurses go on strike amid Ebola outbreak
In the midst of an Ebola outbreak Liberia’s nurses from the country’s largest hospital went on strike Monday. Calling for higher salaries, they also demanded equipment to protect them from the Ebola virus that has killed hundreds in Liberia. 11
Local residents are seen near they destroyed house following what locals say was overnight shelling by Ukrainian forces, in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slavyansk June 10, 2014 (Reuters / Gleb Garanich)
Donetsk, Lugansk Republics urge Kiev to recognize their ‘special status’
At talks in Minsk, the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics have urged Kiev to acknowledge their “special status.” If their demands are met, they will not lay claim to other parts of Ukraine, the rebel republics said. 861
Building of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (RIA Novosti /
Maksim Blinov) Russia outraged after Kiev accuses Moscow of nuclear attack threats
Following comments from Ukraine’s Defense Minister Valery Geletey of Moscow threatening with a nuclear attack on its neighbor, Moscow said it was shocked by the statement. Russia warned that such rhetoric only deepens the civil stand-off in Ukraine. 1281
A woman at the City of Angels memorial cemetery in Beslan, the final resting place for the victims of the terrorist attack which occurred on September 1, 2014, at Beslan's School #1. (RIA Novosti / Evgeny Biyatov)
'My kids were in this hell': Beslan families recall 3 days of school nightmare
Witnesses of the Beslan massacre, where terrorists held over a thousand people hostage in a school building, recall the three days of horror back in 2004. A former teacher and a student told RT about what they went through 10 years ago. 32
Reuters / Marcelo del Pozo
Green or clean? EU blacklists super-powerful vacuum cleaners
The EU has introduced a ban on powerful vacuum cleaners that run on 1,600 watts or more, which came into force September 1. Europe hopes it will help to save energy, but critics say the law is just meddling with private life. 13
Reuters / Raheb Homavandi Be more Internet-tolerant, Iran’s Rouhani urges clerics
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on the country’s clerics to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies. The hard-liners in the Persian country harshly oppose 3G, Facebook, and YouTube. 7
September 1, 2014. Russian President Vladimir Putin (RIA Novosti / Alexey Nikolsky) Putin: I hope common sense prevails in ‘war of sanctions’
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he hopes Russia and the west can return to normal cooperation from the current mutually damaging “war of sanctions,” as Europe ponders whether it should go further in penalizing Moscow. 129
A swarm of locusts invades the center of Madagascar capital Antananarivo on August 28, 2014. (AFP Photo / Rijasolo) Biblical scenes: Billions of locusts descend onto Madagascar capital (PHOTOS)
Madagascar has been taken over by uncountable numbers of locusts. This year, the leaf munchers' invasion has not only brought fears of food shortages - the country's capital city residents are also at risk, as some catch the toxic insects for food. 20
Reuters / Jorge Silva ‘Stockpile toilet paper!’ Japanese urged to buy more tissues to avoid being wiped out in a quake
Cautious Japanese are making sure they won’t be literally caught with their pants down next time an earthquake rumbles into town. They are being told to stock up on toilet paper, as well as essentials like food and water. 15
September 1, 2014. Russian President Vladimir Putin, second right, visits the P. Lazarev Mammoth Museum at the M. K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk (RIA Novosti / Alexey Nokolsky) ‘Can you clone that?’ Putin has close encounter with mammoth Dima in Russia’s Far East
Upon meeting a 28,000-year-old mammoth mummy in a museum in the Russian Far East, Russian President Vladimir Putin wondered if the preserved soft tissues of the ancient animal could help clone it. 45
Photo by Oleg Voloshin / Zero G sex space mission: All geckos on board Russian satellite found dead… but happy?
All the geckos onboard Russia’s Foton-M4 satellite as part of an experiment on how zero gravity affects reproduction have died, the Russian Academy of Sciences reported as the spacecraft returned to Earth. 7


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