Footage released by the The Russian Ministry of Defense this afternoon of Shayrat Airbase in Syria, showing the aftermath of a US missile strike which killed at least six people this morning
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During an interview with The Washington Post‘s David Ignatius, a glitch caused Mr Ignatius appear to repeat the word ‘Russia’ over and over.
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“A Russian Su-24 fighter has been shot down in Syria, Russian Defense Ministry said, adding the plane hadn’t violated Turkish airspace and was at an altitude of 6,000 meters. The pilots managed to eject from the downed jet, the ministry said, adding their fate is as yet unknown.”
“Habertürk TV reporter on the scene said that the aircraft “turned into a fireball.” Numerous witnesses wrote on social media, saying thick plumes of smoke have been rising from the jet crash site.”
“…A Turkish military official told Reuters the jet was warned before being targeted. The official added that the plane was shot down by Turkish F-16 fighter jets.”
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— Gavin Sheridan (@gavinsblog) November 24, 2015
Eoghan Kidney writes:
[Irish-born, Moscow-based film director] Johnny O’Reilly – during a promotional interview for Moscow Never Sleeps (2015) – is cut short on live Russian TV after saying Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov was jailed by Moscow for “political reasons”….
A terribly depressing ‘social experiment’ by ChebuRussiaTV.
Welcome to Hatesville on the Moskva.
(H/T: John Gallen)
Probably not, given that Apple’s CEO is openly gay, but still.
Apple say it was all caused by a ‘bug’, since fixed.
— Derek Mooney (@dsmooney) January 29, 2015
The Irish Aviation Authority has confirmed two Russian miliatary aircraft flew through Irish controlled airspace on Wednesday
— RTÉ News (@rtenews) January 30, 2015
Without some damn war to fight.
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Russia’s Ambassador to Britain Alexander Yakovenko, summonsed to 10 Downing Street this afternoon.
Sources said the Russian planes were flying without their transponders turned on, making them invisible to civilian aircraft. A number of flights arriving in Britain had to be diverted to avoid potential disaster….