On the occasion of the release of his memoirs, Edward Snowden gave an interview with France Inter radio in Moscow, where he expressed the desire for the French president to grant him political asylum. Some time ago, the former NSA agent, who speaks fluent French, turned to former President Francois Hollande with this request, but in vain.
For people suffering from Parkinson’s disease daily activities are a real challenge. If the Parkinsonians could regain control of their bodies, they would forget their illness and enjoy themselves. This is now possible thanks to popping dance classes, a wonderful project created by a young Italian.
The United States on 18 September handed over to Russian authorities 16 historical documents worth over $30,000 that were previously stolen from the Russian Federal Archive.
Israelis are going to the polls on 17 September to elect 120 members of the Knesset. The vote comes after PM Netanyahu failed to form a government following the April election. Izhar Shay, Blue and White party candidate for Knesset, venture capital investor and IT entrepreneur, reflects on what kind of government Israel might have after the vote.
Carles Puigdemont, who was thrust into the media spotlight two years ago amid a Catalonia independence referendum, insisted that those events were preceded by 30 years of Catalans exhausting all other options while attempting to engage in a realistic dialogue with Madrid.
Amid further discussions over how nation-states could commit to goals outlined in the Paris agreement and numerous meetings with the United Nations International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), European Parliament lawmakers are in talks to learn how to implement new legislation set for a pilot phase from 2021 to 2023.
Akram Hasson, an outgoing member of the Knesset and former candidate from the party Kulanu has spoken about a merger with Likud and the benefits this alliance could bring ahead of the Israeli general elections, slated for 17 September.
Dr Yousef Jabareen, a Palestinian, member of Knesset and candidate from Israel’s Arab party Joint List, sheds light on the decision by the four biggest Arab-majority parties to join forces for the upcoming elections slated for 17 September and gives us his take on expectations for Arab voter turnout.
As Israel braces for general election scheduled for 17 September, Eli Hazan, the foreign affairs director at the Israeli Likud party, has spoken about the main challenges facing the party and the prospect of successfully forming a new government should the April vote's repeat.
BRICS International Forum President Purnima Anand believes that the main force driving the BRICS nations is cooperation between Russia, India, and China, with Russia being the largest democratic country in the world and India the most populous.
Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO and the Indian School of Business have signed a partnership agreement during the Eastern Economic Forum that’s currently being held in the Russian city of Vladivostok in the Far East region. Andrei Sharonov, the President of Russia’s Skolkovo School, said that the two institutions agreed to conduct joint educational modules together and also in cooperation with other leading business schools in Europe and the US.
RIA Novosti Ukraine’s Editor-in-Chief Kirill Vyshinsky, who was arrested in Kiev in May 2018 on charges of treason, was released from custody today on a personal guarantee basis after more than 400 days in jail; however, the litigation process against the journalist continues.
A curious couple's debate generated a project, which has been more than welcome on the Internet, that answers the most unexpected questions about female sexuality.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Geopolitically motivated actions that violate the UN Charter and illegal economic sanctions will bring instability, mistrust, and unpredictability to global affairs, according to Russian envoy to India Nikolay Kudashev.
Russia has called the move by the United States to freeze all Venezuelan government assets in the US "economic terror." On Monday, US President Donald Trump issued an executive order that also targets other countries that continue doing business with "regime" of Nicolas Maduro.
Tuesday marks the fifth anniversary of the tragic death of Andrei Stenin, special photo correspondent for Sputnik. Andrei Stenin was killed on 6 August 2014 while covering the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Andrei's mother, Vera, shared her grief and memories about her son and spoke about his dedication to the profession of photo journalism.
Tuesday marks the fifth anniversary of Sputnik's special photo correspondent Andrei Stenin’s death while on assignment in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. Justin Sullivan, an award-winning documentary photographer based in the Cape Town, South Africa, who is specialising in the Cape Wild Fires has spoken about the Andrei Stenin contest.
Roscosmos will send Skybot F-850, a humanoid robot formerly known as FEDOR, into space on 22 August. For the first time in history, the humanoid will take the spaceship commander’s chair.
CEO and Chairman of KGL Investment, Marsha Lazareva, has seen a positive turn of events after two NGOs, ‘No Peace Without Justice’ and the International Association for Democratic Laywers, filed submissions to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as part of Kuwait’s Universal Periodic Review.
CAIRO (Sputnik) - The forces of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) will not stop military operations until troops of their rival Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, are withdrawn to their pre-war positions, GNA head Fayez Sarraj said.