The French theatre of war
31 August the French troops after fierce fighting took back the city of Reims. The day before, on August 30, the entire city was plastered with advertisements in which it was stated that in order to protect the security of the German troops and to maintain peace among the population of the city of Reims by order of the commander-in-chief of the German army such persons (listed in the ad) arrested as hostages. These hostages will be posted at the slightest attempt to cause unrest, and the city itself will be entirely burned, and the people guilty of violating this Ordinance, will be hanged. In announcement lists 81 local inhabitant of Reims, including four spiritual person.
The Germans bombarded all day ancient Reims Cathedral and destroyed it.
"Scout" ( Petrograd), September, 1914
Rubin Kazan beat Lokomotiv Moscow in the match of the 26th round of the Russian football Premier League (RFPL). The meeting was held on Saturday, April 29, at the stadium "Lokomotiv" in Moscow and ended with the victory of guests with the score 1:0. The ball at the 20th minute of the match scored midfielder Kazantsev Denis Tkachuk.
Work on laying the railway in the Voronezh and Rostov regions, bypassing Ukraine will be completed by August 1. This was stated by the chief of railway troops of the Russian defense Ministry, Lieutenant-General Oleg Kosenkov. In the same month, plan to run trains on the new route.
The militants of the terrorist group "Islamic state" (banned in Russia) killed one of the leaders of the Afghan Taliban (also banned in Russia), Maulvi Daud in Peshawar, located in Northwest Pakistan. Dowd, according to the Agency Reuters, was killed in battle.