Although the rift between the EU and Turkey is steadily growing, there are clear signs that Brussels does not want to lose Ankara, especially in light of Russo-Turkish political and economic rapprochement, Turkish political observers told Sputnik.
Vladimir Putin won Russia's presidential election by a wide margin, securing 76% of the vote. Sputnik discussed the 2018 Russian presidential election with Don DeBar, host of the syndicated daily radio newscast CPR News in the US.
A campaign encouraging the boycott of the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia is gaining steam. Avaaz, a US-based 'cyber-activist' civic organization is behind it. However, as Sputnik has discovered, the group has not-so-open links to financial speculator George Soros and his Open Society Foundations.
Skyguide, a company tasked with monitoring Swiss airspace, is currently examining photos of an object with a long brown tail that was spotted hovering over Switzerland's Lucerne on Wednesday, assuming it could be an Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) and is currently examining the photos.
A 22-year-old Russian model in the UAE was reportedly taken into police custody after her release from a hospital ward.
The video clip of a dogowner in the UK teaching his pet to perform a Nazi salute in response to statements such as 'gas the Jews' and 'Sieg Heil' has landed the 30-year old Mark Meechan with a hate crime conviction, something that set of various commentary online.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that the US military bases in Syria could lead to a third world war, calling Washington out for challenging Ankara and Teheran. Sputnik talked to Turkish political scientists about what is behind Erdogan’s claims.
Known as one of the most effective jammers in the world, the Russian helicopter-based radio electronic warfare system Rychag-AV is capable of protecting the entire vehicle by "blinding" all enemy warplanes and missiles within several hundred kilometers.
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