Wikileaks' Podesta Files shed light on US billionaire George Soros' deep concerns about the lack of "freedom" and "constitutional democracy" in Malaysia under Najib Razak. Soros' concerns may serve as a prelude for a series of "color revolutions" in Southeast Asia, Mathew Maavak of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia assumed in an interview with Sputnik.
The Army Air Forces of the Russian Federation mark their 68th anniversary. On October 28, 1948, the first Russian air squadron was established, which later became the foundation for the Army Air Forces. Here are some facts about Russian Army Air Forces you might not know.
For the first time in centuries, archaeologists opened Christians’ holiest spot – the tomb of Jesus Christ located in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem. This will give researchers an unprecedented opportunity to analyze the original rock surface where Jesus’ body was laid.
Germana Chiodi, secretary of former Italian entrepreneur and millionaire Bernardo Caprotti, inherited 75 million euros after Caprotti died on September 30, 2016, at the age of 90 in Milan.
US federal employees spent billions of dollars using government credit cards with little to no oversight. More than 260,000 federal employees spent an estimated $19 billion using government-issued cards in 2015 alone. Radio Sputnik discussed the issue with Scott Amey, general counsel for the nonprofit Project on Government Oversight.
Hypersonic missiles can speed up to around 5 kilometers a second (Mach 15) in the upper layers of the atmosphere not only when sitting on top of intercontinental ballistic missiles, but also when launched from strategic bombers, Arsenal of the Motherland editor-in-chief Viktor Murakhovsky told RIA Novosti.
Bundestag MP and a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Defense, Alexander Neu, strongly opposed the deployment of German troops in the Baltic States.
Kosovo Minister for Dialogue Edita Tahiri has handed over to the European Commission a list of provisions for normalizing relations with Belgrade, which includes border delineation, non-interference in each other’s affairs and reparations.
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