While Thomas Puls of the Cologne Institute for Economic Research argues that China is seeking to claim its dominance in Eurasia and outpace Russia in Central Asia, facts on the ground indicate that the two countries are jointly creating a unified trade space on the continent.
Russia has withdrawn a request to refuel its Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier at the Spanish port of Ceuta. Political analyst Georgiy Fedorov told Sputnik Radio that NATO abuses influence in relations with its country members.
Chinese firms seek to get an order for the construction of new nuclear reactors in the Czech Republic, a move that raises concerns among European countries, reports say. In an interview with Sputnik Ceska Republika, Director General of the Russian National Energy Security Fund Konstantin Simonov commented on the issue.
During the official ceremony of the Fifth Mountain Brigade of the Argentine Army, Cabo the dog was given the rank of a sergeant. The rank validates the high merits achieved by Cabo during the many years of volunteer service in his patrol squad [Destacamento de Vigilancia] in the north of the country.
Hemze Salih, 72, joined the Peshmerga 40 years ago and, together with his four sons, is now taking part in an operation to liberate Mosul from Daesh terrorists. In an interview with Sputnik, he recalled the operations he had fought in as part of the Kurdish militia.
The UK government has had to pay millions of pounds in compensation to innocent people illegally detained in Britain.
The EU Parliament has voted to demand that Turkey's failed coup cannot be used as an excuse for the Turkish Government to clampdown on peaceful protests or the media. Since the July attempt to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his government has been accused of a controversial purging of the military, police and other state institutions.
Japanese political analyst Wataru Kusaka, in an interview with Sputnik Japan, shed some light on the real persona of the Philippines President, Rodrigo Duterte, who has made waves with his sharp tongue against other politicians and a crackdown on his country’s drug dealers.
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