As the student-driven protest movement against gun violence continues to grow in the aftermath of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting February 14, the US capital is preparing for the massive “March for Our Lives” event Saturday, one of many linked protests in cities across the US and in cities around the world.
Craigslist, a popular website for classified ads, has removed the ‘personals’ tab from its website in the United States in response to a bill passed by the US Senate Wednesday aimed at curbing sex trafficking.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has said that Russia has never had a nerve agent called "Novichok," saying that those who say otherwise do not have full information on the issue.
According to a security source, a policeman has been hurt in a second shooting in Southern France, with the gunman claiming allegiance to the Daesh group and the French counterterrorism prosecutor taking charge of the investigation.
The US is sending the deputy assistant secretary from the State Department’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs to Turkey in order to offer the country to buy its Patriot missile defense system instead of the Russian S-400. Sputnik Turkey interviewed former Major-General of the Turkish Air Force Beyazıt Karatash on the matter.
The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) kicked off by the Reagan administration on March 23, 1983 still prompts a heated debate, Sputnik military observer Vadim Saranov writes, revealing how Washington's Star Wars facilitated the development of Soviet weapon systems.
The Strategic Communications Center of Excellence, or StratCom, was established in 2014 as a response to Western governments' concerns over supposed Russian propaganda in Eastern Europe. The center insists that it is countering Moscow’s alleged disinformation campaign, but is that really the case?
The J-20 stealth aircraft is a twin-engine, multi-role fighter that has an exceptionally long range and can fly faster than 2,000 kilometers per hour. It is said that its radar-scattering airframe is made up of radar-absorbing materials that supposedly makes it hard to detect at long ranges.
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