• 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.

  • Malaysia Airlines MH17 Crash: Investigation is Yet to Be Concluded
    Last update: 23:12 17.07.2017
    23:12 17.07.2017

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 Crash: Investigation is Yet to Be Concluded

    Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 crashed in eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, while flying to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam. All 298 passengers and crew aboard the aircraft died in the incident.

    MH17 Crash Investigation
  • Anti-Daesh Offensive in Syria
    Last update: 19:03 10.07.2017
    19:03 10.07.2017

    Anti-Daesh Offensive in Syria

    The Syrian Armed Forces and Kurdish self-defense units liberate the areas occupied by Daesh terrorists.

  • G20 in numbers
    Last update: 11:00 06.07.2017
    11:00 06.07.2017

    G-20 in Numbers

    On July 7-8, the German city of Hamburg will host the leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) that include many countries, including Russia, China and the United States among others.

    2017 G20 Summit in Hamburg