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      Washington Prepares for Massive ‘March for Our Lives’ Student Gun Protest (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

      As the student-driven protest movement against gun violence continues to grow in the aftermath of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting February 14, the US capital is preparing for the massive “March for Our Lives” event Saturday, one of many linked protests in cities across the US and in cities around the world.

    • Police officers stand on duty at a road block on the road where former Russian inteligence agent Sergei Skripal lives, in Salisbury, Britain March 11, 2018
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      Middle East

      Moscow: Nerve Agent Code-Named ‘Novichok’ Was Never Produced in Russia

      Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has said that Russia has never had a nerve agent called "Novichok," saying that those who say otherwise do not have full information on the issue.

    • Police attend an incident in Trebes, southern France
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      Three Dead After 'Islamist Terror' Attack in France, Suspect Killed (VIDEO)

      According to a security source, a policeman has been hurt in a second shooting in Southern France, with the gunman claiming allegiance to the Daesh group and the French counterterrorism prosecutor taking charge of the investigation.

    • Recharging an S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft weapon system during the combat duty drills of the surface to air-misile regiment in the Moscow Region.
      Last update: 20:45 23.03.2018
      20:45 23.03.2018

      Ex-General Explains Why Russian S-400 is Better For Turkey Than Patriots

      The US is sending the deputy assistant secretary from the State Department’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs to Turkey in order to offer the country to buy its Patriot missile defense system instead of the Russian S-400. Sputnik Turkey interviewed former Major-General of the Turkish Air Force Beyazıt Karatash on the matter.

    • U.S. president Ronald Reagan (left) and General Secretary of the Central Committee of CPSU Mikhail Gorbachev at the joint meeting exchanging ratification instruments on bringing into force Soviet-American treaty on elimination of medium and short range missiles. (File)
      Last update: 21:34 23.03.2018
      21:34 23.03.2018

      How USSR Rose Victorious in Reagan's Star Wars Race

      The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) kicked off by the Reagan administration on March 23, 1983 still prompts a heated debate, Sputnik military observer Vadim Saranov writes, revealing how Washington's Star Wars facilitated the development of Soviet weapon systems.

    • African migrants
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      Millions of Africans to Leave for US and Europe – Research

      A significant and steady increase in emigration from Sub-Saharan Africa began in 2010. Many more plan to leave for better lives in Western countries, but not all of them actually will, a recent study points out.

    • NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg holds up a ceremonial hammer at the start of a NATO-Georgia defence ministers meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium February 16, 2017.
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      What Mainstream Media Won't Tell You About NATO's StratCom

      The Strategic Communications Center of Excellence, or StratCom, was established in 2014 as a response to Western governments' concerns over supposed Russian propaganda in Eastern Europe. The center insists that it is countering Moscow’s alleged disinformation campaign, but is that really the case?

    • China unveils its J-20 stealth fighter during an air show in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, China, November 1, 2016.
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      Asia & Pacific

      Indian Air Force Claims China's J-20 Stealth Fighter Jets Are Not Undetectable

      The J-20 stealth aircraft is a twin-engine, multi-role fighter that has an exceptionally long range and can fly faster than 2,000 kilometers per hour. It is said that its radar-scattering airframe is made up of radar-absorbing materials that supposedly makes it hard to detect at long ranges.

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