The biggest airlines in the US are ignoring Chinese demands made in May to refer to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau as Chinese territories rather than sovereign nations or autonomous regions, although many foreign-based carriers abide by the Beijing decree.
NASA suggests earthlings will just have to peer up into the sky to enjoy the sight of Mars in a matter of weeks.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Five-time World Cup winners Brazil were held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland in teams' first match at 2018 FIFA World Cup.
FC Barcelona players talked about the Russian national team's Thursday's blowout against Saudi Arabia at the opening of the World Cup, with some coming to the conclusion that CSKA Moscow midfielder Aleksandr Golovin may just become a perfect substitute for midfielder Sergio Busquets.
Amid the increasingly tense standoff on trade between the US on one side and China, Canada, Mexico, and the European Union on the other, Sputnik decided to dust off an old video providing insight into the logic behind President Trump's trade tug-of-war.
Rumors of a close Tether/Bitcoin relationship first flagged months ago in the nascent cryptocurrency market seem to have now been justified. Last year’s tremendous spike in bitcoin’s value might have been purposefully engineered, suggests a newly released paper by academics from the University of Texas.
The launch of the Russian Soyuz-2.1b rocket, which recently carried a navigation satellite into orbit, had lit up the night sky in central Russia with unusual figures and made some social media users mention extraterrestrials.
Secret military installations housing terrible secrets and powerful superweapons have long been the staple of action movies, spy thrillers and videogames. And while such “secrets” and “superweapons” usually reside in the realm of fiction, there are a number of mysterious military installations around the world.
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