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September 01, 2014 19:59
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. 562
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, 2044, at Beslan's School #1. (RIA Novosti / Evgeny Biyatov) 'My kids were inside this hell': Beslan hostages and 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. 19
The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland (AFP Photo / Saul Loeb) ‘Partner and Target’: NSA spying on NATO ‘friend’ Turkey
Documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden show that Turkey is one of the agency’s top spying objectives, on a par with Venezuela and more than arch-foe Cuba – despite Ankara’s close cooperation with Washington on intelligence. 27
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. 43
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. 907
The only surviving terrorist of those who attacked Beslan’s school number 1, Nurpashi Kulaev, reads letters from victims’ families (Screenshot from RT's video) ‘I don’t feel guilty’: Single surviving Beslan terrorist unrepentant 10 years after tragedy
Nurpashi Kulaev, the only surviving terrorist from the group that attacked a school in Russia’s town of Beslan 10 years ago, leading to the deaths of 186 children, told RT Documentary he was just obeying orders and had no remorse for what he had done. 76
Maryam al-Khawaja (Larry Busacca/Getty Images/AFP) ‘Royal family dominates courts’: Bahrain arrests high-profile human rights defender
A prominent human rights activist Maryam Al-Khawaja was arrested shortly after arriving in Bahrain to check on her father, who is hunger striking in prison along with thousands of sentenced activists, a key opposition figure Nabeel Rajab told RT. 26
A man walks past vehicles destroyed during the recent shelling in the eastern Ukrainian town of Ilovaysk, August 31, 2014 (Reuters / Maxim Shemetov) Lavrov: US, EU must demand Kiev stop using heavy artillery, airstrikes against civilians
Russia’s foreign minister believes that the peace plan offered by the Ukrainian president is “unrealistic” and calls of the US and the EU to persuade Kiev to stop using heavy artillery and airstrikes against the civilian population in the country’s east. 1021
Actress Jennifer Lawrence (Reuters/Eric Thayer) Massive privacy breach? Dozens of celebrities’ nude pics leaked online (NO PHOTOS)
​Dozens of celebrities could be affected by what appears to be the largest privacy breach in history in which the anonymous perpetrator released a handful of stars’ nude photos and shared a list of the alleged victims of the hack. 79
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. 100
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. 907
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. 11
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. 12
Photo by Oleg Voloshin / imbp.ru 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. 8

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