MOSCOW, FEBRUARY 17 (RIA Novosti) - The "Pyotr Veliky" (Peter the Great), heavy nuclear missile cruiser of the Northern Fleet, trained anti-aircraft missile shooting in the Barents Sea today, reports the Russian naval press service. Repulsion of conventional air attacks was part of strategic command and staff troops control exercises, underway along Russia's northern coast.
The cruiser crew trained to hit all kinds of air targets, ballistic missiles included, added the Russian Navy press service.
Today's exercise proved crew efficiency in timely spotting and hitting diverse targets to repulse attacks from the air and the space, Igor Dygalo, aide to the Commander of the Russian Navy, told RIA Novosti.
A video from 2013 that has resurfaced recently shows renowned director Bernardo Bertolucci admitting that scenes from the late Maria Schneider’s role in “Last Tango in Paris,” which included some explicit episodes, were not consensual.
Thai activist Jatupat Boonpattararaksa has been arrested and charged with insulting the monarchy over a Facebook post he shared, the first person arrested under the country's strict royal defamation law since the country's new king took the throne December 1.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Yankton Sioux Tribe have filed an official complaint with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) about their opposition to the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), calling on the body to ask the US government to halt the project.
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