After 44 years in prison, an American marveled at the modern world. VIDEO

Al Jazeera TV filmed a story about Otis Johnson, an elderly American who spent 44 years in prison for assaulting a police officer. When Johnson was jailed, he was 25 years old. At the time of his release in August 2014, he turned 69. All the innovations of the last decades passed by Johnson. Once in Times Square ...

Chronicles of terrorist attacks in Europe over the past 10 years

On November 13, Paris was shocked by a series of terrorist attacks. As a result of seven terrorist episodes, 129 people were confirmed dead. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for them. This is the fourth terrorist attack in France this year. Over the past ten years, the victims of terrorists ...

In Jerusalem, solved the largest archaeological mystery

The Israel Antiquities Authority press service reports that one of the largest archaeological mysteries in Jerusalem's history has recently been solved. During excavations in the City of David, the ruins of the ancient fortress of Acre, built by the Syrian king from the Seleucid dynasty Antiochus IV, were discovered ...

The satirist Zadornov decided to rewrite history in the film "Prophetic Oleg"

Russian satirist Mikhail Zadornov made a film about how Russia was created. In the picture entitled “Prophetic Oleg. The newfound reality ", Zadornov actually exposes the Russian, and at the same time the Ukrainian leadership, convinced that Russia was baptized by the Kiev prince Vladimir, calling the creator of Russia Oleg. "The film was shot with public money" ...

The Russian family received from England a response to their letter in a bottle.

A family from the village of Razvilka near Moscow established a correspondence with a resident of Great Britain in a very interesting way: 14 months ago, they threw a bottle with a letter sealed in it into the sea, and not so long ago an e-mail was answered. As Svetlana Bogza said, mother ...

Russian army will take up history

A special company will appear in the Russian army to combat the falsification of history. It will be formed from historians and sociologists on the basis of the Central Archives of the Russian Ministry of Defense in 2016. In total, it is planned to deploy two scientific companies in addition to the eight already existing. ...

Director of the film about Maidan - about the world premiere of “Netflix” and work with Oscar-winning colleagues

On October 9, the world's largest video service "Netflix" released the premiere - a documentary about the Ukrainian Maidan "Winter on Fire" directed by Yevgeny Afineevsky. About the tragic events of the winter of 2013-2014, when the Ukrainians overthrew President Viktor Yanukovych at the cost of bloodshed and huge human casualties, ...

In Jerusalem, found water supply 2000-year-old

A section of an underground aqueduct that distributed water throughout the city over 2000 years ago was discovered in East Jerusalem. According to the Israel Antiquities Authority, the discovery was made in the Umm Tuba quarter near Har Homa during the construction of a modern sewer line. By…

75 years ago nylon stockings were first sold in the USA

In 1940, nylon stockings made from synthetic fibers invented a year earlier by the chemical company DuPont first appeared in stores in the United States of America. According to various sources, on some days in the first months of sales, the novelty was bought in quantities from one to ...

The Washington Post: how Ukraine became Ukraine

Over the past year, Ukraine has been plunged into chaos. Mass protests against pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in 2014 led to his overthrow. This became the reason for the growing crisis: the new interim government in Kiev watched as Russia first seized, and ...

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