Two contractor psychologists for the US Central Intelligence Agency, who played an integral role in the US' post-9/11 torture program, are being sued for compensatory damages by victims of the strategy. Surprisingly, in their defense, the pair's lawyers have compared their clients to the contractors who supplied the Nazis with poison gas.
Graffiti artist Banksy has proven to be more popular than Turner and Constable in a poll of the nation’s favorite artworks. His Balloon Girl, which was daubed on a wall outside a shop in Shoreditch, east London, came top of a list of British art.
A number of foreign states are stepping up their military presence near Russia's borders citing the alleged threat of Russian actions in the Middle East and South Caucasus regions, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday.
The Russian embassy in Greece confirmed to Sputnik that a Russian national who is on the wanted list in the United States over money laundering via bitcoin transactions was detained in the country.
Four battalions of the Russian military police formed in the Southern Military District are currently carrying out tasks in the Syria de-escalation zones, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday.
Despite the overall sluggish development in the market for electric vehicles, Denmark seems to be committed to its cause to replace conventional cars. Recently, the number of electric charging docks across the Nordic nation has exceeded that of petrol stations, despite the obvious lack of demand.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that the claims that Russia is allegedly supplying weapons to the Taliban movement (banned in Russia) in Afghanistan were groundless.
The opposing sides in the Libyan conflict have agreed to a ceasefire, further talks and even the prospect of holding elections. Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar emerged as the "clear winner" after the talks in Paris, an expert told Sputnik.
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