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    • Troitsky Monastery on Fire
      Last update: 14:14 18.04.2019
      14:14 18.04.2019

      Paradise and Inferno: Holy Places All Over the World That Were Tested by Fire

      A massive fire broke out at Notre Dame late on Monday evening, causing the collapse of the cathedral's spire and two-thirds of its roof. The conflagration was only fully extinguished on Tuesday morning.

    • Attendees Participate in Largest Descent From Mountains Wearing Swimsuits During GrelkaFest
      Last update: 15:08 17.04.2019
      15:08 17.04.2019

      Snow, Sun and Bikinis: When Siberia Transforms Into Northern 'Ibiza'

      On 13 April, Siberia's largest ski resort, Sheregesh, in the Kemerovo Oblast, witnessed an outstanding record-setting descent from the snowy mountains with participants of the event wearing bikinis and other swimwear typically worn only on sunny beaches.

    • Fire Destroys Iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris
      Last update: 12:40 16.04.2019
      12:40 16.04.2019

      Fire Devastates France's Iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

      A massive fire broke out at Notre Dame on Monday, with French President Emmanuel Macron describing the incident as a "terrible tragedy." The spire of the 850-year-old cathedral collapsed, and the beams of the roof were engulfed in flames. About 400 firefighters were involved in extinguishing the fire.

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    • Fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral
      Last update: 14:19 17.04.2019
      14:19 17.04.2019

      Heart of Paris on Fire: Devastating Blaze in Notre Dame in Facts and Details

      A massive fire broke out at the cathedral on the evening of 15 April, causing the collapse of the Notre Dame’s spire and two-thirds of its roof. The blaze was fully extinguished only on Tuesday morning. Though the inferno badly damaged the iconic church, the two main towers, relics and main works of art were saved.

    • NATO Bombing of Yugoslavia: History of the Conflict
      Last update: 08:00 24.03.2019
      08:00 24.03.2019

      NATO Bombing of Yugoslavia: History of the Conflict

      NATO's operations began on March 24, 1999, and ended on June 10. The Serbian government estimates that about 2,500 people, including 89 children, were killed during the US-led bombing campaign.

    • Crimea infographics
      Last update: 18:50 18.03.2019
      18:50 18.03.2019

      Five Years Since Reunification With Russia: What Has Changed in Crimea?

      Since 2014, the Russian peninsula has been facing a lot of challenges, including an energy blockade, economic isolation due to sanctions, and disruption of transport.

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    • Leaked Docs Claim Facebook Considered Selling User Data Access to Gain Influence
      Last update: 15:37 17.04.2019
      15:37 17.04.2019

      How to Buy Influence and Lose Friends

      In some cases, Facebook favoured specific companies by giving them access to user data, while in other cases, it would deny user-data access to rival companies or apps.

    • Viewer's Remorse
      Last update: 03:08 17.04.2019
      03:08 17.04.2019

      Viewer’s Remorse

      Hours after Senator Bernie Sanders’ town hall aired on Fox News, US President Donald Trump fired up his Twitter app to vent about both the 2020 candidate and the network’s newest addition: Former Democratic National Committee head Donna Brazile.

    • Assange Arrest: The Aftermath
      Last update: 02:18 13.04.2019
      02:18 13.04.2019

      Assange Arrest: The Aftermath

      Following the Thursday arrest of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange in London, the Australian journalist’s future remains in limbo, as what started out as a pickup for skipped bail by British authorities could ultimately lead to his extradition to the US for further trial.

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