MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed to maintain dialogue on strategic stability issues, such as arms control and emerging security issues, Ambassador Robert A. Wood, the US permanent representative to the Conference on Disarmament, said on Tuesday.
The news comes after Swedish authorities excluded Huawei from spectrum auctions and building national 5G infrastructure along with numerous Five Eyes nations, citing alleged national security concerns. The decision has sparked criticism from Beijing, who could potentially retaliate by blocking the Swedish telecom from China's 5G networks.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia's MiG-31 fighter intercepted on Tuesday an Orion patrol aircraft of the Norwegian air force over the Barents Sea, which was moving towards the Russian border, the Northern Fleet said.
On 3 May, Bill Gates and his wife Melinda announced that their 27-year marriage was coming to an end, saying in a statement they "no longer believe" that they can grow together in the next phase of their lives.
Usha Thakur, minister of culture in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, had earlier said there is a need for adopting a Vedic (based on ancient Indian scriptures) lifestyle for protection against coronavirus. She claimed the ritual burning of a cow dung cake can keep a house sanitised for 12 hours.
Scientists have been conducting research since 2018, often battling strong winds and currents and high waves. "Our boat was rolling side to side by like 20 degrees at one point", said lead author of the study Brandon Shuck, a doctoral candidate at the University of Texas at Austin.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States is developing individual biological research plans for many countries and is forcing their implementation via various joint programmes declared as being peaceful in nature, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said in an interview with Sputnik.
So far, over 158 million coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the world, while the global death toll from the pandemic is now around 3.3 million, according to Johns Hopkins University, based in Baltimore, Maryland.