Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday dismissed accusations that Moscow was allegedly involved in a coup attempt in Montenegro. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov called these allegations "irresponsible".
Over the weekend, the foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany met to discuss the serious issue of ending Ukraine's civil war. However, social media users couldn't help but take note of one small visual detail: Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin's suit, which was clearly several sizes too small.
A Turkish farmer gave his newborn daughter a rather unusual name in honor of the upcoming constitutional referendum.
Only five countries namely Russia, US, France, China and Japan use their advanced cryogenic rocket technology to launch heavier satellites.
On Sunday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi announced the start of the operation to liberate the western part of the city of Mosul from Daesh terrorists. However, Middle East expert Tallha Abdulrazaq explained to Radio Sputnik why the battle to break the terrorists' remaining hold on the city is unlikely to have any "lightning advances".
Renowned Russian UFC fighter and actor Oleg Taktarov turned down a "lucrative" Hollywood offer to portray a villain massacring civilians in Ukraine, saying that he would rather "starve" for lack of work.
The Swedish furniture giant Ikea, which is known for its unrelenting promotion of human rights, tolerance and political correctness, has sparked an outcry by issuing a catalogue that doesn't feature any women; the free glossy publication was released for members of an ultra-Orthodox Israeli community.
An Indian airliner en route to London briefly lost contact with Germany’s air traffic controller, forcing the German Air Force to scramble two combat jets, fearing a rouge aircraft over its skies.
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