Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov told a senior Red Cross official that Moscow was concerned about the use of incendiary weapons and ballistic missiles in the military operation in eastern Ukraine.
A recent study carried out by three American universities has shown that the full-body scanners which had been deployed in US airports until 2013, and are still being used in courts and penal institutions, fail to detect hidden weapons such as guns and knives.
Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, two American medical workers who got infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in Liberia, have been released from Emory Hospital in Atlanta, Bruce Ribner, the medical director of the hospital, said Thursday.
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The Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University (formerly the Second Moscow Medical Institute) has recently had to overcome a tarnished reputation: there was a string of dismissals and criminal proceedings. Newly appointed rector Andrei Kamkin tells RIA Novosti’s Anna Kurskaya about its newfound international acclaim and other changes the university.
As everyone’s attention is drawn to the fate of the Russian humanitarian aid convoy at the Ukrainian border, some analysts are noting a shift in the tone of Western coverage of the conflict in the region, namely sociologist Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, who shared his opinion speaking to Radio VR.