A real hero: the story of a Ukrainian who died saving lives during the September 11 attacks

When a terrorist-driven passenger Boeing rammed the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001, Ukrainian-American Irene Lesi was driving her car to work and listening to the news of the terrible events on the radio. She's not yet ...

Explosion at the marathon in Boston: the court overturned the death sentence to the organizer Tsarnaev

In 2015, Tsarnaev was sentenced to death for an explosion at the Boston Marathon in 2013. Now the court has overturned the verdict, since the jury, as it turned out, was not impartial and was exposed to pre-trial publicity. Writes about this edition "RBK". First Circuit Court of Appeals ...

In Ukrainian Lutsk, an armed man hijacks a bus with hostages

The morning in Lutsk on July 21 stirred up the news: the regular bus "Berestechko-Krasnilovka" was captured by a terrorist. The minibus ended up in the central square of the city - Teatralnaya Square - at gunpoint of an armed man. A team of journalists from the Volyn network of the publication Rayon.in.ua collected and systematized information for Ukrainska Pravda, which ...

In England, a man with a knife attacked passers-by: an American died

A native of northeast Philadelphia was among three people who were stabbed to death in the evening on Saturday, June 23, during an attack on a park in southern England, which is being investigated as a “terrorist incident," Inquirer writes. 39-year-old Joe Ritchie-Bennett grew up in Mayfair, but moved to England ...

Florida resident tries to recruit ISIS for terrorist attacks in Miami

A 23-year-old Florida man has been charged with allegedly trying to contact the Islamic State to recruit people to carry out a terrorist attack. At first it was about a "religious institution" or "night club", but later the targets of a possible attack became ...

He threatened to blow up the bridge: a man trying to arrange a terrorist attack paralyzed the movement in Kiev

In Kiev, a resident of Simferopol mined the Metro bridge and fired from a machine gun, his motives are unknown. As a result of the special operation, the man was detained. Writes about this "theBabel". On September 18, a man, tied with a Ukrainian flag, stopped on a bridge in a white Opel car, he was ...

7 incredible heroic acts of ordinary Americans during the attacks of September 11

The worst terrorist act in US history has turned some ordinary Americans into true heroes. Business Insider published 7 incredible stories of the heroic deeds of ordinary Americans who were at the center of the 11 events of September. About 3000 people were killed and more than 6000 were injured ...

The United States warned of the danger of terrorist attacks on the Independence Day of Ukraine

Diplomats remind: crowded places are often targets of extremists. On the Independence Day of Ukraine on August 24, the terrorist threat will increase in the country, writes Today. This was reported on the Facebook page of the American Embassy in Kiev, recalling that extremists like the "Islamic State" often use ...

FBI prevented large-scale terrorist attack in Los Angeles

The FBI said that a veteran of the US Army with experience in hostilities in Afghanistan planned to organize a terrorist attack with mass casualties in several places in Los Angeles (California). 26-year-old Mark Stephen Domingo was arrested on April 26 after receiving the parcel with ...

Shooting in a synagogue in California: heroes who saved others despite their injuries

Rabbi Habdad synagogue in the city of Poway, California, where the shooting took place, Israel Goldstein was wounded in the arm, but continued to console the congregation, writes the New York Times. A parishioner, Minu Avari, said that Goldstein “did not leave the congregation until he finished his sermon, he ...

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