The Crimean authorities are working to restore the power supply due to complete power outage, Crimea's minister of fuel and energy said Friday.
The reduction of employees of the US diplomatic missions in Russia, compound suspension are just the first steps, other retaliatory measures will be taken following the adoption of the new US anti-Russia sanctions, Frants Klintsevich, the first deputy chairman of the Russian Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security said Friday.
Russia’s hypersonic missiles have won big kudos from UK military experts, who say that Britain would not be able to develop such a weapon any time soon. In an interview with Sputnik, military expert Alexei Leonkov said that these unique weapons can penetrate all missile defense systems currently existing in the world.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has resigned after the country's Supreme Court disqualified him from office, after the 2016 Panama Papers dump linked his children to offshore companies. While the infamous leak's latest high profile scalp, some implicated in the papers - including former UK Prime Minister David Cameron - got away scot free.
On Greenland, an ancient skull from a previously unknown animal has been found. The million-year-old fossil casts a new light on the wildlife of the ancient supercontinent of Pangaea, whereas previous research indicated that frigid Greenland might as well have been the place where life on earth originated.
An Israeli stink bomb meant to control crowds has failed tests in India because Indians are used to such smells and are okay with it. The bombs were to be deployed against stone-pelters in Kashmir and were tested there, as well as in Delhi.
Still, Amazon’s profits slumped in Q2 because of the higher investment and refi costs, and larger logistical and infrastructure expenses, suggesting the triumphant march of e-commerce in the US might be wearing out as online retailers are facing challenges similar to those in brick-and-mortar segment.
The construction of Russia’s universal fifth-generation Husky-class multi-purpose nuclear submarine is expected to begin in 2023-2024, Deputy Navy Commander Vice Adm. Viktor Bursuk told Sputnik.
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