Amid a thaw in relations between North and South Korea, US President Trump announced new sanctions against 56 vessels, trade entities, and shipping companies that are aimed at maximizing pressure on Pyongyang over its ongoing development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.
The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China proposed eliminating the paragraph saying that the chairman and vice-chairman of the PRC can "hold office for no more than two consecutive terms," from the country's constitution, according to Xinhua News Agency.
In the 1990s and the early 2000s, Russian tourists did not think twice before buying cottages near the Finnish ski resort Tahko for a whopping 20 million markkas (about four million dollars), according to the Finnish broadcaster Yle.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The restoration of Russian Olympic Committee's (ROC) membership in the International Olympic Committee is the key outcome of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, the ROC said Sunday.
The mystery behind reports of Russian fifth-gen stealth fighters allegedly deployed at Hmeymim airbase stays unsolved, as an Israeli satellite operator reveals imagery of something that resembles two Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jets, parked at the airbase in Syria.
Russian skater Evgenia Medvedeva said that her powerful performance at 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang was inspired by actress Keira Knightley as Anna Karenina in Joe Wright's adaptation of the Leo Tolstoy’s novel.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - North Korea’s delegation arrived in South Korea on Sunday to attend the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, local media reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian athletes will not be able to march under the country’s flag at the closing ceremony of the 2018 Olympic Games in South Korea’s Pyeongchang, media reported on Sunday.
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