TANKS RAN INTO GAS PIPELINE AT MILITARY EXERCISES IN UKRAINE
A state of emergency happened yesterday night, when a column of tanks that took part in the military exercise, lost its route and orientation in the darkness
ANDREI LUBENSKI: DETECTIVES FROM KROLL DID NOT FIND GONGADZEíS KILLERS, THOUGH THEY REHABILITATED THE UKRAINIAN PRESIDENT. WAS IT THEIR TASK?
In Kiev, a return of the Kroll Associates firm has been published, which investigated the circumstances of the kidnapping and murder of ĎUkrainskaya Pravdaí Internet-projectís manager Georgi Gongadze. The detectives were hired by the Working Ukraine party (which is really oligarchial in spite of its title) to research Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchmaís implication in the journalistís murder.
EXPLOSIVE FOUND AT MOSCOW VNUKOVO AIRPORT.
FOR THE FIRST TIME, TERRORISTíS PHONE CALL WAS TRUE
At the present moment, the passengers and personnel of the airport are being evacuated. An explosive was detected in a Ford vehicle parked close to the building of the airport
JACOB HORNBERGER: IS THIS THE WRONG TIME FOR AMERICANS TO QUESTION FOREIGN POLICY?
Although it is considered by many to be beyond the pale of proper discourse to discuss whether U.S. foreign policy may have contributed to the current crisis, the American people ignore this possibility at their peril.
PHOTOS OF TERRORISTS AVAILABE
In the USA, photos of 19 people suspected of hijacking the planes and perpetrating the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington on September 11th, 2001.
LIFE ON EARTH: DISASTER OF 65M YEARS AGO NOT UNIQUE
The disaster of 65 million years ago which wiped out a substantial part of the Earthís living organisms was not the only catastrophe on a planetary scale, according to Japanese, Canadian and South African investigators.
WELL KNOWN RUSSIAN SHE-KILLER NIKITA DETAINED IN MOSCOW
A killer woman dubbed ďNikitaĒ has been detained by Moscow police. She is suspected of perpetrating a series of contract killings. The police has managed to figure her out thanks to a accidental witness of one of those killings. Normally, the woman killer did not leave living witnesses. But one of her victims proved lucky enough. He received a wound believed to be fatal, but managed to survive.
AIDS CURE FROM SWAZILAND: STOP SEX!
As Swazilandís females are banned from having Sex, they fear that their husbands and boyfriends will take a liking to ďalternative comfortsĒ.
RICHARD HILL: THE FIRST CASUALTY
This first week of the war has produced a rare unity between the Republicans and the Democrats on Capitol Hill. Every war in U.S. history began with something very close to political unity, and each war progressed at different rates toward different degrees of Congressional dissent.
GEORGIAN MP: VISITING BATUMI BY RUSSIAN DUMA DEPUTIES CONFIRMS ADJARIAíS PRO-RUSSIAN ORIENTATION
A visit to Batumi, the capital of the Autonomous Republic of Adjaria (incorporated in Georgia) by Russian Duma deputies Nikolai Ryzhkov and Gennadi Gudkov testifies once more to the fact that Moscow backs pro-Russian policies of Adjariaís authorities, Georgi Baramidze, the chairman of the Defence and National Security Committee at the Republic of Georgiaís parliament, is quoted as saying.
IMF REPORT: RUSSIAN PERFORMANCE ENCOURAGING
The IMF report on 2000/2001 gives Russia a positive mark for its growth rate of 4% for 2001 and states that the economic measures taken by President Putinís administration are encouraging.
SECURITY REACTIONS TO TERRORIST ATTACKS
In the wake of 11th September, security measures are being tightened to catch the Al-Qaeda members at large and to ensure that such a tragedy never takes place again.
RUSSIAN MP IVAN GRACHYOV: FEDERAL BUDGET WILL BE EXECUTED EVEN IF OIL PRICES KEEP AT $18 FOR BARREL
ďLarge-scale hostilities planned by the USA will hardly have a serious impact on OPECís pricing policies,Ē Ivan Grachyov, a State Duma deputy, asserts.
BARBARA HOFFMAN : TERRORISM: ONE SURVIVOR'S VIEW
I worked at One World Trade Center on the 28th floor. On Tuesday morning, September 11, a little before 9 A.M., the building shook, almost knocking me off my feet. My coworkers ran out of their offices, some crying, and all I could think to do at the time was tell them to stay calm.
ANDREI KRUSHINSKY: WHO WILL LEAD CHINA?
Not only the China, but many other countries of the world were waiting for the results of the latest plenum of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. This was the last plenum before the regular congress of the Communist party of China, at which there is going to be a radical renewal of the ruling center of the party
A TOWN BEARING ILL-FAMED BIBLICAL NAME TO BE FOUND IN SARATOV REGION
Bolshoi Sodom. A town bearing this name has just appeared on the map of the Saratov Region, Central Russia, according to the respective ruling of the regional Duma, or legislature.
ANDREI LUBENSKY: UKRAINIAN AIRSPACE OPEN FOR AMERICAN HERCULES AIRCRAFTS
Ukraineís Council for National Security and Defense made a decision to allow the flights of the American Air Force over its territory within the framework of the USAía anti-terrorist operation
US EMBASSYíS MILITARY ATTACHE MISTREATED IN MOSCOW
His car has been stolen. The incident took place at 16:15 local time in the Russian capital's eastern district. Unidentified malefactors stole the car belonging to the US embassyís military attache.
ANDREI KRUSHINSKI: CHINA CARES FOR THE MIDDLE EAST
Chinese Chairman Jiang Zeminís ďtelephone diplomacyĒ continues. A week after telephone talks with Putin, Chirac, and Blair, Mr. Jiang was put through with Cairo. Mr. Jiang reiterated that China keeps on supporting the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people and the just struggle led by the peoples of Arab countries.
U.S. CAMPAIGN PRESENTS BENEFITS FOR RUSSIA
Before Sept. 11 Moscow was faced with a U.S. administration that was increasingly unconcerned with Russia's strategic interests. Now America's efforts to combat terrorism are creating an environment that will help Russia refashion its domestic security and international image while extending its sphere of influence
MADMAN SHOT SWISS PARLIAMENT
An emergency in Switzerland. An apparently mentally ill man has attacked the parliament building of the Swiss canton of Zug. Carrying a firearm, he rushed into the conference hall and opened fire on the deputies. Then he threw several grenades into the hall. According to the police, 14 people have been killed and several dozens have been wounded.
RUSSIAN AND US OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS ISSUES ON ENTERING WTO
Robert Zellick, a trade representative of the USA, will arrive in Moscow today. He will hold negotiations with Russian officials devoted to Russian-US economic relations and Russia's entering the WTO.
CHECHEN MILITANTSí ANSWER TO PUTIN: ONE UNIT OF ARMS PER 10 HOURS
Today, the 72 hours allotted by Russian president Vladimir Putin for Chechen militants to voluntary hand over arms are over. Any stir could not be observed.
MUSIC HAS THE SAME EFFECT ON HUMANS AS GOOD FOOD AND SEX
US scientists have found out that under the influence of music, the same parts of the human brain are stimulated as by eating or making love. Music helps to overcome pain, alarm, and sadness.
RUSSIA OFFICIALLY ADMITS: ARMS BEING ALREADY SUPPLIED
The reasons of phenomenal successes of the Northern Allianceís military operations, about which PRAVDA.Ru has already reported, are becoming clear. Today, in Brussels, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov officially admitted that Russia had already started to supply arms to the forces of the Northern Alliance.
RUSSIAN ARMS AGAINST TALIBAN?
Military activities have seriously livened up. Several days ago, the Northern Allianceís troops assumed the offensive. Today, we can report about the most successful military operation of the anti-Taliban coalition over recent years.
COCA VERSUS LIES - FARC VICTIM OF FALSE ACCUSATIONS
As the USA wages a secret war in South America, on the pretext of stopping cocaine reaching the streets of its cities, it accuses FARC of narcotics trafficking, creating a pretext to support the corrupt and oppressive regime in Bogota.
SCHOOL DIRECTORíS SKELETON AS A VISUAL AID
Pupils in a village school in Romania study anatomy using an unusual visual aid: the former school directorís skeleton.
HUMAN CATASTROPHE HIDDEN
As Afghans pour across the frontier in the thousands, the authorities in Pakistan are hiding the real situation from the international journalists in Qetta.
AFGHANISTAN: PROBABILITIES AND POSSIBILITIES
With the Taliban regime doomed to, at best, a token presence around Kandahar as it contracts around its tribal Pashtun feud, the ethnic and political make-up of Afghanistan is certainly going to change. The point is, into what?