Japan and Russia are concentrating on joint economic projects on the Kuril Islands in hope it will help to tackle the 70-year-old territorial dispute. However, Japan has protested the strengthening of the Russian military presence in the region. Experts believe Japan has only a voice as far as in Russian national security is concerned.
Fashion tech designer Anouk Wipprecht has created a “Spider Dress,” which is not only stylish, but also protects the wearer by setting physical boundaries. In an interview to Sputnik, Anouk shared how this unusual dress works.
Four young adventurers, Ivan, Maksim, Roman and Dmitry drove from Russia through Europe to Africa, passing through 12 countries in two weeks, in a rattletrap VAZ-2106 “Zhiguli” as part of a world-wide challenge.
It's emerged factory workers in the UK are being paid less than US$4 an hour to make garments for high street, low budget fashion brands.
Milk producers from EU member states, protesting against EU policy related to the dairy sphere, spread a tonne of milk powder onto the headquarters of the EU Council in Brussels on Monday, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
2016 was not the best year for UK print media, with the failed launch of Trinity Mirrors newspaper, New Day, the closure of the Independent's print media, as well as declining revenues across the industry overall. However 2017, appears to be presenting a better outlook, especially concerning new deals.
US counterintelligence agencies’ ongoing probe into Donald Trump adviser’s alleged links to Russia are one final Democratic broadside against the elected US President, political analyst Dmitry Mikheyev told Radio Sputnik.
The UK's own defense think tank, the Centre for Historical Analysis and Conflict Research (CHACR), has warned the UK is "effectively incapable" of launching an effective offensive against a belligerent foe – and a defense expert has told Sputnik the country must rely on NATO in any major military engagement.
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