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    • Hydrogen Bomb
      Last update: 17:11 07.11.2017
      17:11 07.11.2017

      Ivy Mike: First US Test of Thermonuclear Bomb

      The first full-scale test of a thermonuclear device in the US on November 1, 1952, was codenamed Ivy Mike.

    • Terrorist attack in New York
      Last update: 20:14 01.11.2017
      20:14 01.11.2017

      Truck Attack in New York City

      A 29-year-old Uzbek national used a truck to ram into people in New York on Tuesday. At least eight persons lost their lives. The authorities are treating the incident as a terrorist attack. It has become one of the deadliest on US soil since 2010.

      New York Truck Attack
    • Black Sea
      Last update: 20:05 31.10.2017
      20:05 31.10.2017

      Pearl of the South: The Black Sea

      The International Black Sea Day is being celebrated in Russia on October 31.

    • Decisive battle for Syria
      Last update: 21:37 27.10.2017
      21:37 27.10.2017

      Decisive Battle for Syria: The Liberation of Deir ez-Zor

      In summer 2017, the Syrian Army started an offensive toward Deir ez-Zor province, which had become a Daesh stronghold after the terrorists lost ground in Palmyra and the western part of the country. Government troops, backed by the Russian Aerospace Forces, managed to break the siege of the city of Deir ez-Zor.

    • Range of DPRK missiles
      Last update: 20:00 24.10.2017
      20:00 24.10.2017

      North Korea's Missiles: Range, Types and History

      The North Korean crisis shows no signs of abating - months are passing with Pyongyang threatening its foes with a nuclear club, Washington responding with stern statements and drills and all North Korea's neighbors being alarmed by the possibility of an atomic Armageddon at their threshold.

    • Libya: Before and After Gaddafi
      Last update: 20:30 23.10.2017
      20:30 23.10.2017

      Libya: Before and After Gaddafi

      A lot of water has passed under the bridge since Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown in 2011.

    • October 13, 2017: Russian Aerospace Forces in Syria Operation Results
      Last update: 19:07 16.10.2017
      19:07 16.10.2017

      Russian Campaign in Syria: More Than 92% Free From Terrorists

      By mid-October, the Russian campaign in Syria had resulted in more than 92 percent of the country's territory being liberated from terrorists.

    • The Confrontation Between Madrid and Barcelona
      Last update: 21:22 10.10.2017
      21:22 10.10.2017

      The Confrontation Between Madrid and Barcelona

      The Catalans voted for independence from Spain on October 1 at a referendum. Following the historic result of the voting, Catalonia's leader Carles Puigdemont said on October 10 he wanted to follow the people's will for Catalonia to become a sovereign state.

    • Crash of Russian Su-24 Warplane in Syria
      Last update: 21:06 10.10.2017
      21:06 10.10.2017

      Crash of Russian Su-24 Warplane in Syria

      On October 10, a Su-24 strike aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces crashed during take-off at the Hmeymim airbase in Syria.

    • Satellites
      Last update: 13:01 07.10.2017
      13:01 07.10.2017

      Satellites: 60 Years in Orbit

      On October 4, 1957 the first artificial object made from terrestrial materials - the Soviet spacecraft Sputnik-1 - was launched into space. The satellite was deployed in low orbit and continued to broadcast a radio signal for 92 days. The age of space satellites had begun.

    • Two Years of Russian Military Operation in Syria
      Last update: 08:00 30.09.2017
      08:00 30.09.2017

      Russian Aerospace Forces' Ongoing Two-Year Operation in Syria

      Moscow has been carrying out a military operation against terrorists groups in Syria since September 30, 2015, when President Bashar Assad requested Russia's assistance.

      Russia's Operation in Syria: Two Years On
    • German federal election results
      Last update: 13:11 26.09.2017
      13:11 26.09.2017

      2017 German Federal Election Results

      Germany held a general election on Sunday to choose the members of the new, 709-seat parliament, after which a government will be formed and a chancellor elected.

    • German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier casts his vote on election day in Berlin, Germany September 24, 2017
      Last update: 20:30 24.09.2017
      20:30 24.09.2017

      #GermanyDecides: Results of Bundestag Election

      Germany held the general election on Sunday, after which a new government would be formed and a chancellor elected.

      General Election in Germany 2017
    • Russian nuclear icebreaker fleet
      Last update: 21:08 22.09.2017
      21:08 22.09.2017

      Atomic Might: Russia's Nuclear Icebreaker Fleet

      On September 22, Russia floated out the hull of its first serial universal nuclear-powered icebreaker Sibir, Project 22220 (LK-60Ya class).

    • Northern Sea Route
      Last update: 13:25 05.09.2017
      13:25 05.09.2017

      Russia's Alternative to Suez Canal: Northern Sea Route

      The Northern Sea Route which runs along the Russian Arctic Coast may become an alternative to the Suez Canal. Explore Sputnik infograpic to learn more.

    • European States Hit Hardest by Islamist Terrorists
      Last update: 20:03 28.08.2017
      20:03 28.08.2017

      Islamist Terrorists Hit European States Hardest

      European States have suffered most from terrorist attacks in recent years. Explore Sputnik’s map to learn more.

    • To Thaw night concert at Moscow metro
      Last update: 10:39 21.08.2017
      10:39 21.08.2017

      How to Survive the Dawn of the Dead in Moscow Metro

      If a zombie apocalypse ever dawns on the Earth, the Moscow Metro may be the perfect place to hide.

    • Russian nuclear submarine Ulyanovsk
      Last update: 13:25 03.08.2017
      13:25 03.08.2017

      The Ulyanovsk, Russia's Yasen-Class Nuclear Submarine

      The Ulyanovsk, named after a city on Russia's Volga River, is the seventh Yasen-class nuclear-powered attack sub to be built for the Russian Navy. On July 30, a shipyard in Severodvinsk held the keel-laying ceremony for the new sub.

    • T-90MS: New Life for a Russian 'Flying Tank'
      Last update: 17:23 01.08.2017
      17:23 01.08.2017

      T-90MS: New Life for a Russian 'Flying Tank'

      The T-90MS is a New Version of Russia's legendary 'flying tank', the T90 main battle tank

    • Results of Russian Air Campaign and US-led Coalition Intervention in Syria
      Last update: 19:30 24.07.2017
      19:30 24.07.2017

      Results of Russian Air Campaign and US-led Coalition Intervention in Syria

      Following the Arab Spring in 2011 a series of anti-government protests triggered mass civil unrest in Syria. A range of Islamist groups took the lead in the anti-government standoff.