An Australian politician who has made a career out of opposing immigration has worn a burqa in the Senate. Pauline Hanson's stunt was part of her campaign to ban the burqa, a form of dress which is banned in several countries around the world.
A drone flew over a French prison, reportedly delivering a mysterious parcel intended for some of the inmates. Prison guards seized the drone but were unable to retrieve the contents of the package.
A new Russian military satellite has reached its final orbit after a launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakstan on Wednesday night.
Germany's former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder said Thursday that he would still stand for the position in the board of directors of Russia's Rosneft oil and gas company, despite the criticism from both his Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) party and its rivals.
The Kurdish militia Peshmerga will not be dismissed after the war against Daesh (a terrorist group banned in Russia) is over, but it will be reformed to face off any future threats, the spokesman for the Iraqi Kurdistan’s government told Sputnik.
Scientists from the Tyumen State University, a research center in Siberia, Russia, announced a technological breakthrough in oil production that can boost oil development through initiating underground chemical reactions.
India’s apex auditor in its recent report blamed the delay in servicing & repairs for low level of serviceability of the Ilyushin fleet of the Indian Air Force. The delay was attributed to the poor availability of spares and delay in signing maintenance support contract with original manufacturers.
Malala Yousafzai, a 20-year-old Pakistani activist for female education who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, has announced that her own education will continue after she was accepted to Oxford University.
The fact of registration and authorization of users on Sputnik websites via users’ account or accounts on social networks indicates acceptance of these rules.
Users are obliged abide by national and international laws. Users are obliged to speak respectfully to the other participants in the discussion, readers and individuals referenced in the posts.
The websites’ administration has the right to delete comments made in languages other than the language of the majority of the websites’ content.
In all language versions of the sputniknews.com websites any comments posted can be edited.
A user comment will be deleted if it:
The administration has the right to block a user’s access to the page or delete a user’s account without notice if the user is in violation of these rules or if behavior indicating said violation is detected.
Users can initiate the recovery of their account / unlock access by contacting the moderators at firstname.lastname@example.org
The letter must contain:
If the moderators deem it possible to restore the account / unlock access, it will be done.
In the case of repeated violations of the rules above resulting in a second block of a user’s account, access cannot be restored.
To contact the team of moderators, write to email@example.com