MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The partnership between Russia and the European countries on the security at the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup is an example of successful cooperation of border services, Deputy Director of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) Gen. Vladimir Kulishov told Sputnik.
On Thursday, McDonald’s shareholders rejected a proposal backed by a US consumer advocacy group that would have required the fast food giant to prepare a report outlining the ecological risk to the environment of single-use plastic straws.
Who doesn’t love the sweet, sugary, smell of summer?
Iranian MP chairing the Commission for Economic Affairs Mohammad-Reza Pourebrahimi has suggested that Iran and Russia could use cryptocurrency to overcome sanctions and use it as a replacement for the SWIFT inter-bank payment system to execute international bank transfers. Sputnik discussed the issue with Georgy Ermakov, head of R&D Crypterium.
US National Weather Service (NWS ) on Sunday released warnings that people living along coastal regions in Florida, Alabama and Mississippi should “take this storm seriously,” as up to a foot of rain is expected to flood low lying areas alongside high winds over the popular holiday weekend.
While some activists protested German Chancellor Angela Merkel's policy of open-doors toward migrants, others campaigned against racism and discrimination in the country.
US President Donald Trump resumed his frequently complaining tweets, now accusing Democrats for investigating alleged Trump-Russia collusion instead of looking into more important matters such as his desire to investigate Hillary Clinton and her many campaign controversies.
For each military vehicle that is accepted into service, there are often roughly ten others that never proved to be either effective or economically viable. However, they are not usually "born" in vain – some of them are later used for the development of new generations of weapons. Sputnik has gathered five such examples from Russian history.
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