On September 18, Russian leader Vladimir Putinvisited it to inspect the drills.
Video has emerged of a Russian attack helicopter seeming to fire on a group of bystanders during the major military exercises Russia has been holding over the past week.
Russia's military exercises were displayed in terrifying detail in a series of shock photos released today.
Another video shows the cockpit view as the pilot flies over the scene before the rockets suddenly fire towards the ground.
The press service did not say when the incident occurred and it was not clear whether it was denying that it happened during Zapad 2017, which started on September 14. It said the accident happened Sunday or Monday, and that the video was provided by an unidentified witness. The missiles fired on their own accord because of a technical glitch and seriously injured audience members, who "were most likely journalists", according to an unnamed source who spoke to the Russian news site 66.ru. As commander-in-chief of Russia's armed forces, Mr Putin observed the simulated battles along with a number of top generals at the start of this week. Some 13,000 soldiers, plus hundreds of tanks and other vehicles, are taking part in the joint Russian-Belarussian exercise.
Within a year of arriving at Saturn, Cassini captured images of plumes of water vapor jetting out from near the moon's south pole. And it has also captured some attractive and never seen before images of the ring planet and its moons, through its lenses.
But a loan from the German government is keeping the carrier afloat while attempts are made to sell off parts of the airline. The deadline for offers for the airline is Friday, with the creditors' committee hoping to make a decision on September 21.
What do you think of Jackie Hoffman's reaction? Ok Ann Dowd went through this 7 times before she won so I feel better now. Again, in case I wasn't clear, this was obviously a joke on Hoffman's part and a very amusing one at that.
French media reports are describing the attacker using the word "déséquilibré", meaning a psychological imbalance. The woman was arrested and detained by the police minutes after the attack, a police spokeswoman said.
Security Council, that's going to be very hard ", Tillerson added, according to an official transcript. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives at 10 Downing Street in London , Britain, September 14, 2017.
But the firm said it will not enter the car-manufacturing business, and will instead work with vehicle makers on their projects. The announcement comes shortly after Samsung completed its acquisition of American audio and in-car technology firm Harman .
Advocates worry all of the uncertainty and changes will confuse consumers and hurt their ability to sign up for health insurance. The data shows that 2016 was the third straight year the bureau found a decline in the share of people without health insurance.
Update 1 a.m.: Hurricane Irma sustains Category 2 hurricane winds of 100 mph as its center moves 15 miles southwest of Lakeland. The wind was already picking up in St Petersburg, some 400 miles north the Keys, and people began bracing for the onslaught.
THE majority of standard travel insurance policies won't cover you for flight cancellations and other costs. It has furnished a list of affected flights up until Wednesday, but so far Shannon flights aren't affected.
Grant even conveyed his feelings that he is hopeful that Pakistan will soon be able to play Test cricket on its home soil. In the next over Morkel was run out at just 1 and the World XI side was in heaps of trouble.
Bills rank least valuable franchise according to Forbes
America's Team was also the world's most valuable sports franchise - with a value of $4.8 billion, up 14 percent from a year ago. Once again, the Cowboys were estimated to be the most valuable National Football League franchise, this time at $4.8 billion.
Jason Day surges into the lead at BMW Championship
Day slipped back after dropping a shot at the 11th, and he is joined on 14 under by Fowler - the American signing for a solid 70. Although in some ways, Jason Day has been on top at Conway Farms for the last 24 months.
Pakistan firing kills BSF trooper in J&K
India's Border Security Force (BSF ) said that Pakistani soldiers fired at several positions along the volatile worldwide border. There has been persistent truce infringement by the Pakistani troops for as long as three days.
USA may sanction oil trade with Pyongyang
He expressed frustration with the North's continued provocations including its sixth and largest nuclear test on September 3. While the latest sanctions are not as tough as what the U.S. had sought, they are expected to have a significant impact.
Jose Downgraded to Tropical Storm: NHC
At one point, Jose was a Category 4 hurricane that barely missed the same islands in the Antilles where Irma made a direct hit. Jose is a Category 1 storm in the Atlantic generating 75 miles per hour sustained winds, barely hurricane strength.
Destiny 2 Under Maintenance
The Leviathan Raid starts at 6pm United Kingdom time, although you won't get very far if you're not at the required Power Level . Turns out, you don't have to do too much grinding to participate in the Raid . "We renounce hate in all forms".
Dybala's commitment to Juve
Raiola said that the Argentine forward should leave the Italian champion and join the likes of Real, Manchester City, Man United or Chelsea.
Gunman in Custody After Shooting at NH Hospital
The Lebanon Police Department is asking people to avoid the area while roads around the hospital have been closed. DCMS followed up with a report that police were sweeping the campus, with more info to come.