A large number of protests occurred around the world after US President Donald Trump entered office.
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.
In 2016, the US dropped 26,171 bombs in seven countries.
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.
Following the 9/11 terrorist attack the US declared a "war on terror," which included the invasion of a number of Middle East countries. Check out Sputnik's infographic to learn more.
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.
The US presidential election is set to be held on November 8. The two main candidates for the presidency are Donald Trump from the Republican Party and Hillary Clinton from the Democratic Party.
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.
Europeans would not trust a foreign military base located in their countries to protect their national security. Only four percent of Germans and five percent of Italians believe that foreign military bases would defend their countries better than their own armed forces.
An interactive program, "Best Russian Universities: Choose Yours", has been created for foreign students by Rossiya Segodnya's 'Social Navigator' program and Sputnik with support from Rossotrudnichestvo, Russia's Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation.
Sputnik invites you to take an online trip to Kyrgystan.
The fact of registration and authorization of users on Sputnik websites via users’ account or accounts on social networks indicates acceptance of these rules.
Users are obliged abide by national and international laws. Users are obliged to speak respectfully to the other participants in the discussion, readers and individuals referenced in the posts.
The websites’ administration has the right to delete comments made in languages other than the language of the majority of the websites’ content.
In all language versions of the sputniknews.com websites any comments posted can be edited.
A user comment will be deleted if it:
The administration has the right to block a user’s access to the page or delete a user’s account without notice if the user is in violation of these rules or if behavior indicating said violation is detected.
Users can initiate the recovery of their account / unlock access by contacting the moderators at email@example.com
The letter must contain:
If the moderators deem it possible to restore the account / unlock access, it will be done.
In the case of repeated violations of the rules above resulting in a second block of a user’s account, access cannot be restored.
To contact the team of moderators, write to firstname.lastname@example.org