It’s been 100 years since the last Russian monarch, Nicholas II and his family were shot dead in Ekaterinburg. Some circumstances of the Royal family’s death, as well as what happened to their remains, are still a mystery. Sputnik has gathered what’s known of the tragedy.
In 2017, 48 percent of young Danes were considered unable to serve, which is not only a record high, but a rise of 20 percent within a matter of two decades. This triggered the concern of the head of a soldiers' union about the general health of young men in the Scandinavian country.
The two visitors from Hungary have been busted looting bricks from Auschwitz concentration camp, where over a million people were murdered and tortured by Nazis during World War II. According to the police, the wrongdoers didn’t anticipate the consequences of their actions.
On Monday, top US commander Army General John Nicholson said that the US is ready for direct negotiations with the Taliban to end the 17-year-long war in Afghanistan, a major shift in American policy in the Central Asian country.
A political advocacy group founded in early 2018 seeks to stop the confirmation of US President Donald Trump’s pick for Supreme Court Justice, Brett Kavanaugh, to replace outgoing Justice Anthony Kennedy.
American celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain gave an interview shortly before his death in which he blasted the Clinton family’s handling of the Monica Lewinsky scandal.
On Monday, an op-ed writer for The Nation was forcibly removed from a press briefing in the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. His offense? Holding a small sign that said “Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty.”
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