– BREAKING: A Russian domestic passenger plane with 71 people on board crashes on the outskirts of the Russian capital after taking off from Moscow’s Domodedovo airport, Russian news reports say. – AFP
The great circle distance between Moscow (DME) and Orsk (OSW) is 1,448 km. Avarage flight time for flight 6W703 is 2h 11 min.
– Pentagon Admits US Tanks Accidentally Ended up With ISIS, Iranian-Backed Militias. – TheAntiMedia
– USAF RQ-4 Global Hawk cruising 50000ft near Donetsk.
– Official statement from the US State Dept concerning recent events in Israel.
– Iran celebrates 39 anniversary of the Islamic Revolution with rallies across the country. There are of course various missiles.
– The New York Times published a glamorous profile of Adolf Hitler on August 20 1939, that’s 10 days prior to the outbreak of WWII.