The most powerful vessel of the Russian Navy and the largest ship in Russia, Admiral Kuznetsov is often referred to as "the one and only aircraft carrier of the Russian military." And the ship's combat deployment to the Mediterranean in 2016 was described as a momentous event by the Russian Defense Ministry.
The T-90S is a modified, export-oriented version of the legendary Russian T-90 tank. It has both attack and defense capabilities.
Statistics from the information analysis system 'Russia in the World' compiled for the Rossiya Segodnya news agency show which countries' print, radio and television media are most obsessed with casting Russia in a negative light.
The Boeing 747, operated by ACT Airlines, crashed into homes near Manas airport close to the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, where it was supposed to make a stopover. The Kyrgyz authorities said up to 37 people had died. The Kyrgyz president ordered a thorough probe into the tragedy, which has been reportedly blamed on dense fog.
On December 25, a Russian Defense Ministry Tu-154 plane with 92 people on board crashed in the Black Sea en route to Syria shortly after refueling at an airport in the resort city of Adler. Most of the passengers were members of the Alexandrov Ensemble who were traveling from Moscow to Hmeymim airbase in Syria to take part in New Year celebrations.
A robot is an automaton, replacing humans, and sometimes even animals, either in part or completely in manufacturing processes and in an increasing number of other tasks. Theoretically, it is almost impossible to tell a sophisticated android-robot from a human being. So what are the tell-tale signs for telling a robot from a real person?
According to a Sputnik.Polls survey, the majority of people in Germany (69%), France (55%) and Italy (51%) believe that the United States did a poor job as the only superpower and global leader after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991.
A plane, operated by the Lamia Corporation airline, was carrying 81 people including the Brazilian Chapecoense Real football team when it crashed on November 29 in northwestern Colombia. According to official reports, six people were hospitalized after surviving the crash.
Most US citizens believe that the country’s electoral system needs to be reformed, while 45 percent would prefer to see the "One Person, One Vote" scheme used, TNS UK pollster revealed in a survey for Sputnik.
Voting for the 45th president of the United States began Tuesday at 6 am EST (11:00 GMT) with polling stations opening their doors in Northeastern states, including Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, Virginia, Connecticut, Maine and New Jersey.
Who would become the US president if elections took place today? How is the electoral mood of Americans changing? Take a look at Sputnik's infographic to learn more.
From what US presidential candidates think about relations with Europe and NATO to what Trump and Clinton think about TTIP - check out Sputnik's infographic to learn more about where Hillary and Donald stand on these hot-button issues.
The development of health-keeping technologies is a scientific branch which changes the traditional approach to human health. Technologies of this kind make diagnostics, preventive care, and treatment more efficient, turning medical equipment into mobile and affordable gadgets.
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