MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Two Russian Tu-160 strategic missile carriers have broken their own world record for non-stop flight in their class, spending more than 25 hours continuously in the air, the Russian Aerospace Forces’ commander of long-range aviation Lt. Gen. Sergey Kobylash told reporters on Saturday.
This comes as the UK has confirmed 4,422 new daily cases of the COVID-19 infection on Saturday, which is the highest daily total since early May.
The WFP chief warned that there are some 30 million people out there who “rely solely” on the organization for survival.
Reports have said that the Russian state space corporation Roscosmos has commissioned an economic assessment of whether operations can be resumed on the floating spaceport Sea Launch, owned by the S7 AirSpace Corporation, with a return to launches planned for 2024.
Unlike the US, which “reserves the right to use” nuclear weapons in case of conflict, Russian and Chinese military doctrines allow for the use of nuclear weapons only in the event of large-scale nuclear or conventional aggression (in Russia’s case) or nuclear attack (in China’s).
Saturday marked the 95th anniversary of the birth of Yuri Drozdov, the KGB major-general in charge of planting illegal Soviet agents in countries across the West.
The death toll from the coronavirus infection in the world topped 950,000, almost 30.3 million cases of infection were detected, and over 20.6 million of those patients were cured, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
The award-winning Danish children’s show is filmed before a live studio audience comprising middle-school children who are encouraged to ask adult guests diverse questions as part of an effort to ostensibly promote body positivity.