After long deliberations, the Swedish government finally threw its weight behind a joint Swedish-Finnish railway project in the north, which it hopes will get EU support as part of the grand European transport network.
The Russian Embassy in the United States has suggested that Russian diplomats may be "guilty" of snowfalls in the US because of the general tendency to blame Russia for everything.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The Initial Public Offering of Venezuelan cryptocurrency, Petro, was launched on Wednesday, the country's vice presidency said on Twitter.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump during a ceremony on Thursday will sign authorization to target China for its economic policies, the White House public schedule revealed.
The French overseas collectivity New Caledonia has set the date for an independence referendum from France. According to a local newspaper, the congress of the archipelago has voted to hold the plebiscite on November 4th. French authorities approved the referendum for New Caledonia in November last year.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Senator Rand Paul had a productive meeting with Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov on topics ranging from fighting terrorism to containing North Korea, the lawmaker’s press office told Sputnik.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Twitter's Chief Information Security Officer Michael Coates has confirmed that he is about to leave the social network to start his own company, an announcement which comes amid reports that digital companies are increasingly worried over privacy and content policies.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Wednesday that while Syrian President Bashar Assad may fear punishment for civilian deaths in the country, the old slogan of "Assad must go" is no longer tenable.
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