Residents of towns along the frontline in eastern Ukraine have been living in constant fear ever since full-scale fighting resumed there. RT’s Roman Kosarev has spoken to those trying to survive in the very heart of the conflict zone.
Artificial intelligence poses a real threat to humankind, Bill Gates warns, and he “does not understand” those who are not concerned with this notion. But Microsoft’s head of research, Eric Horvitz, says the fears are exaggerated.
A logo of a flying bear has become an internet sensation in Russia. Users morphed the polar bear into a number of images, such as a rhythmic gymnast, while the airport in Khabarovsk in Russia’s Far East is denying the bear is its new emblem.
One of the largest military bases the USSR ever had on foreign soil – a settlement with dozens of apartment blocks – has been captured on camera by a drone. The impressive video shows a mega-compound, abandoned 20 years ago, gradually succumbing to decay.
It has taken the French parliament more than 200 years to officially recognize animals as "living, sentient beings" rather than "furniture," finally upgrading their embarrassing status that dates back to Napoleonic times.
Apocalyptic images of the Siberian town of Dudinka, where a powerful storm has left residents without water or electricity, have reemerged on social media. Users are pleading for help from local authorities.
Shiite militias, according to witness reports, have killed at least 72 unarmed Iraqi’s. Onlookers said security forces stood by and watched as the massacre took place. The Iraqi government has launched an investigation into the claims.
Innovative energy policy that promotes turning plants into fuel turns out to be quite controversial. It requires the use of agricultural land with little positive impact on the greenhouse effect, according to a new report from a global research group.
A partial skull unearthed in the Manot Cave in Israel's West Galilee has given paleontologists the first key evidence that modern humans co-inhabited the area with Neanderthals with whom they possibly interbred up to 55,000 years ago.