The targeted selloff brings Russian holdings of US Treasuries to a 12-year-low; total holdings have fallen by over $150 billion over the last decade.
16-year-old Greta Thunberg's claim to international fame was her self-organised “school strikes for the climate”, in which tens of thousands of fellow teenagers walked away from school to protest climate change. Now she seems to have taken her struggle up a notch by calling on adults to join the strike.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia is ready for US possible attempts to destabilise the situation but will abstain from deploying its missiles anywhere until the United States makes a similar step, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Tuesday.
Facebook's move to become involved in the financial sector stirred anxiety among British and American authorities, according to the Guardian.
Judge Margaret Schweitzer of Montgomery County Circuit Court told Beckwitt his "intellectual arrogance" had led to the young man's death - although while sentencing guidelines called for 10-21 years in prison, and second-degree murder in Maryland carries a maximum possible penalty of 30 years, 12 years of his 21-year sentence were suspended.
Busty model Kinsey Wolanski, 22, sprinted across the Wanda Metropolitano pitch during the Champions League final this month, in what she claims was the smartest move of her career.
On Monday, Russia's military reported that Su-27 jets had intercepted US Air Force B-52 nuclear-capable strategic bombers approaching Russia's borders from both the Black and Baltic seas amid the ongoing NATO drills in the Baltic region.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Kremlin calls on all the parties to show restraint amid Washington's plans to boost its military presence in the Middle East, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday.