The English football team is set to take precautionary measures to avoid poisoning at the World Cup held in Russia after the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal. The Sun reported that British football players will bring their own cooks. Sputnik discussed this with Dougie Brimson, best-selling author of books about football-related violence.
Once glorified as a Ukrainian hero, Nadezhda Savchenko is now being vilified as a “traitor.”
While local Muslims see it as a confirmation of being part of Swedish society, long-time residents launched a petition to prevent the construction in a quiet residential area as a countermeasure, but failed.
The Italian Air Force scrambled two fighter jets after a passenger plane had lost contact with ground services.
US and Canada are busy preparing to fend off the threat allegedly posed to them by Russia’s new weapons, above all a nuclear-powered cruise missile.
Russian President Vladimir Putin was re-elected for another term on Sunday, March 18 by a very wide majority, securing 76 percent of the vote. Putin will govern the country for another six years. Sputnik discussed the Russian presidential elections with former Prime Minister of Poland Leszek Miller.
While UK Prime Minister Theresa May has urged EU leaders to recognize Russia as the perpetrator in the alleged attack on former spy Sergei Skripal, her allies in Brussels appear to be reluctant to judge the matter before receiving the evidence.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Western pressure on Russia played into the hands of its incumbent president during last Sunday’s election in that it pushed voters to unite around a strong individual, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the RT news channel.
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