While several EU lawmakers have called on the European Parliament to redouble efforts to battle so-called Russian misinformation and increase spending for a special group tackling fabricated stories, Radio Sputnik discussed the issue with David Coburn, a British MEP from the UK Independence Party.
After a long struggle to boost appalling employment figures among the new arrivals, the Swedish government has presented a new initiative involving menial environmental-friendly tasks, which require next to no qualifications, yet demand an over $100 million investment.
With the internet being an important part of our everyday life, many wonder what impact it might have on the way we think. For instance, a new study by Paul K. McClure of Baylor University analyzes connections between the internet and a person's religious beliefs. In a written interview with Sputnik, the analyst revealed details of his research.
A group of Syrian volunteers from an organization called Pulse of Life have decided to delight their compatriots with street art. The idea was to distract them from sad post-war thoughts and bring a smile to their faces. Sputnik Arabic spoke with the artists about their work and how it impacts their community.
Aceh, despite being a part of the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, is Indonesia's only province that implements Islamic law.
A report released by the World Economic Forum stated that the world is facing a number of serious and potentially devastating risks. Environmental risks dominated the report with extreme weather events named one of the five top global challenges this year. Radio Sputnik spoke to chief risk officer Alison Martin about this report.
The submarines have already been withdrawn from operational status in the Russian Navy as their further use is unprofitable.
In one of the most damning reports ever on a British penal institution, living conditions at HMP Liverpool have been described by inspectors as the worst they can ever recall in an official report published on January 19, 2018.
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