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18:44 2001-09-11
UNPRECEDENTED TERRORIST ACT COMMITTED IN NEW YORK

Suicide pilots piloting two planes have practically rammed two buildings of International Trade Centre at a height of 85th storey. These two buildings are known to the whole world thanks to film 'King Kong'. That are the buildings over which the big monkey was mounting.
The buildings are seriously ruined. One of the planes blew up just after the attack. At least a dozen of storeys of the sky-scrapers are on fire.
There is no information about number of victims. More than 50 thousand people work in these two buildings, most of them were in office while the terrorist act was being committed.
According to RIA ?Novosti?, the president Bush is informed about the catastrophe in New York. According to some sources cancelled some protocol actions fixed for the nearest future. His comments have not been received yet.

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23:18
RUSSIAN AIR-RAID DEFENCE IS IN FIGHTING TRIM
Russian air-raid defence is ready to repulse possible attacks according to American scenario. That has been reported recently by spokesman for headquarters of Russian Air Forces. “Russian air-raid forces are carrying out and anti-terrorist operation connected with terrorist acts committed in New York and Washington”, the headquarters’ representative said.

23:17
PLANE WITH PASSENGERS SHAKEN DOWN
According to recent report of PRAVDA.Ru correspondent in the USA, airliner with passengers captured by terrorists which was flying to Washington has been shaken down. The information was spread by some American mass media. At the same time people from the centre of Chicago are being evacuated.

23:15
PENTAGON COLLAPSED. LONDON EXPECTING AIR ATTACKS
Pentagon’s building has been collapsed. The country is almost completely deprived of telephone communication. Several TV channels do not function. The number of victims of the terrorist act in the building of World Trade Centre is supposed to be from 50 to 60 thousand people. On the whole, the number of victims in the USA could increase by several times. More detail...

23:08
OUR CORRESPONDENT REPORTS: TODAY’S EVENTS IN USA CONNECTED WITH PEARL HARBOUR. WAR?
An explosion has thundered near to US Congress building. According to preliminary information, a car filled with explosives blew up. The building is covered with puffs of smoke, it looks like fire has been started in the Congress. The USA are left without communications, including Internet channels because retransmitters placed on high buildings fell out. Real dimensions of the catastrophe are not known yet. According to the situation with electronic mass media and Internet providers, the catastrophe is more global than information agencies report. More detail...

22:29
PHOTOREPORT FROM USA
terrorists act in USA More detail...

20:32
OUR CORRESPONDENT REPORTS: TODAY’S EVENTS IN USA CONNECTED WITH PEARL HARBOUR. WAR?
An explosion has thundered near to US Congress building. According to preliminary information, a car filled with explosives blew up. The building is covered with puffs of smoke, it looks like fire has been started in the Congress. The USA are left without communications, including Internet channels because retransmitters placed on high buildings fell out. Real dimensions of the catastrophe are not known yet. According to the situation with electronic mass media and Internet providers, the catastrophe is more global than information agencies report. More detail...

20:07
POPULATION FROM CENTRE OF CHICAGO EVACUATED. LONDON PANIC STRICKEN
At the moment evacuation of people from the centre of Chicago is being carried out. London is panic stricken. Here, office workers of one of London skyscrapers in Second city ‘Kennary Wolf’ were evacuated, Sky-TV reports. In Great Britain flying planes will be forbidden in the nearest future. It cannot be excluded that Great Britain would be second country in the bloody list of terrorists.

19:54
FOURTH PLANE MAKES ITS WAY TO CAPITOL’S BUILDING
All tunnels, bridges and the underground are closed in New York. Unconfirmed information reported by CNN: the ‘747’ fell somewhere in Pensilvania, at a distance of 80 miles from Pitsburg. According to NBC, the fourth plane makes its way to the Capitol’s building.

19:49
US DOLLAR ABRUPTLY FALLEN DOWN
According to current bidding, US dollar has fallen abruptly relative to the Euro and to Yena. American stock markets has not started to work yet. Planes are in air to hamper the second plane.

19:28
USA READY TO DECLARE WAR. EMERGENCY SITUATION IN NEW YORK
Emergency situation has been declared in New York. Stock market was closed. Manhattan island encircled by policemen. According to recent information, a new explosion took place in Pentagon building. There is fire in the building of Department of State, people are being evacuated. Pentagon declared the high degree of fighting trim for US Armed Forces what means battle alarm of the army and its readiness to start war immediately. The President Bush addressed to the nation appealing for finding and punishing the terrorists.

19:16
NEW EXPLOSIONS IN USA
One more report has just arrived through international information agencies’ channels about new explosions in the USA. Details are not known yet, though it could not be excluded that these ones were results of the hijacked planes ramming the sky-scrapers. PRAVDA.Ru is going on to keep an eye on the events.

19:10
SECOND TOWER OF WTC FELL DOWN
Recently our correspondent in the USA reported about one more hijacked plane. That was the information of NBC. The second tower of World Trade Centre fell down. NPR compares it with Pearl Harbour.

19:04
ONE MORE HIJACKED PLANE IN AIRSPACE OVER COLUMBIA. TROUBLES IN COMMUNICATIONS
One more piece of information has been received, that one more hijacked plane was being observed in airspace over DC. CNN reports that over 50 thousand people were working there. Thought hopefully that is not the number of victims. Telephone communication in the USA works badly. According to NPR John Hopkins, the USA have not need to be considerate with the terrorists.

18:44
UNPRECEDENTED TERRORIST ACT COMMITTED IN NEW YORK
Suicide pilots piloting two planes have practically rammed two buildings of International Trade Centre at a height of 85th storey. These two buildings are known to the whole world thanks to film 'King Kong'. That are the buildings over which the big monkey was mounting. More detail...

15:55
ADVENTURES OF AMERICAN RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT R-3. NOW IN RUSSIAN AIRSPACE
Today scandal caused the day before by ‘Washington Times’ had its further development. The newspaper referring to informed sources in Pentagon announced Russian Air Forces had almost brought down American reconnaissance aircraft R-3, which was flying over the Pacific not far from zone of Russian Pacific Fleet’s manoeuvres. More detail...

14:53
RUSLAN KHASBULATOV, FORMER CHAIRMAN OF RUSSIA’S SUPREME COUNCIL: WHO NEEDS THE WAR IN CHECHNYA?
The most mysterious war started in 1994 when the tanks attacked the capital of Chechnya, the city of Grozny. It is not clear who needs this war; this winter it is going to be the 7th year of the war in Chechnya. All these years the Chechen campaign has been bringing profit to those who arranged it – the superprofit, to be more precise> More detail...

14:09
ANOTHER ROW AROUND AFGHAN REFUGEES. AUSTRALIA’S FEDERAL JUDGE TAKES SIDE OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS
PRAVDA.Ru continues to follow the developments around the group of 438 Afghan refugees who have found themselves off the Australian coast. The refugees were prevented from landing on Australia's Christmas Island two weeks ago after being rescued by a Norwegian cargo ship, the Tampa, from a sinking Indonesian ferry. (On the photo, taken from BBC, you can see Arne Rinnan, the captain of the Tampa cargo ship) More detail...

13:07
ANTIGLOBALISTS PLAN TO ATTACK ARMS TRADERS
Slogans are going to be as follows: “Fiesta for peace, against death,” “Down with arms traders’ gathering,” “Best defence is chaos.” Today, mass antiglobalist actions are expected in London where an international arms fair is opening. More detail...

12:15
MACEDONIA: NATO IS NOT PLANNING TO GO. WHO WILL PROTECT THE COUNTRY FROM THE ALLIANCE?
The international community is bringing pressure on Macedonia trying to persuade it to agree to extending NATO force’s stay in the country after its mandate expires. European Union foreign ministers came to the conclusion that last weekend that after the withdrawal of the 4,000 NATO servicemen Macedonia would immediately face the power vacuum. More detail...

11:30
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11:05
THE LEGACY OF CHAIRMAN MAO, 25 YEARS ON
25 years after the death of Mao Tse-Tung, is his legacy more taken for granted than remembered actively? More detail...

11:04
HUNGARIANS DISCOVER LIFE ON MARS
A team of Hungarian scientists has declared that there is life on the Red Planet, after having examined pictures taken by the sound Mars Global Surveyor. More detail...

11:03
WORLD CONFERENCE CLASSIFIES SLAVERY AND COLONIALISM CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY
The World Conference Against Racism in Durban ended with a final statement which draws a compromise between the more radical pretensions of some but calling to attention the responsibilities of others, while slavery and colonialism were declared “Crimes against Humanity” More detail...

11:02
HAVANA: WORLD FOOD FORUM PRESENTS IDEAS FOR IMPROVEMENT
The World Food Forum in Havana, Cuba, presented several ideas for improvement, namely in the areas of fisheries and agricultural reform. More detail...

10:57
NEBOJSA MALIC: GRAVEYARD OF AMERICAN EMPIRE?
A year ago, Macedonia was known for being the only part of the former socialist Yugoslav federation to gain independence without a war; for having a bitter dispute with Greece over its name, and with Bulgaria over its ethnic identity; for sheltering hundreds of thousands of Albanians who left Kosovo during NATO's 1999 air assault; for serving as a logistical base for NATO's occupation of southern Balkans; and More detail...

10:28
INDIA'S TURBULENT NORTH-EAST
India's northeastern corner and the neighbouring countries embody some of the major demographic and environmental time bombs in the subcontinent. Instability in this region, which both India and China regard as strategically important, could provoke a disruptive Indian response or a serious deterioration in India-China relations, with a significant impact on the broader politics of the region. More detail...

20:57
CORRIDA IN ARMENIA REPUBLIC ENDED WITH KILLING BULL
Corrida which was banned in Moscow by mayor Yuri Luzhkov took place anyway, but in Erevan – the capital of the republic of Armenia. Like in Moscow it was promised the battle would be without any blood More detail...

18:39
SERGEI BORISSOV: CUBAN IMMIGRANTS THINK ABOUT FUTURE WITHOUT FIDEL CASTRO
Cuban immigration based on Florida state is becoming more active. Recently, director of Washington section of Cuban-American National Fund Dennis Hays shared his revelations with “Washinton Times”. Dennis Hays did not want to keep back that situation in Cuba was changing. Cuban immigrants say they expect Fidel Castro to leave soon the scene. More detail...

18:37
RUSSIAN-AMERICAN FARK.RU WEB-SITE LAUNCHED
The launching of the Russian-American web-site FARK took place today. For the first time one of the most dynamically developing foreign resources is now available on the Russian part of the Internet More detail...

18:10
ROMAN FOMIN: END OF VLADIMIR GUSINSKY’S EMPIRE. MEDIA-MOST HOLDING LIQUIDATED
The general meeting of shareholders of the Joint Stock Company Media-Most decided to liquidate the company today. Besides, the meeting also determined the procedure to convey the shares of 24 companies which remained at Media-Most, the shares are going to be handed over to Gazprom-Media More detail...

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