The official spokesperson of Pakistan's Armed Forces, Major General Asif Ghafoor, in a written interview answered the questions of Sputnik's contributor Andrew Korybko about the future of Russian-Pakistani relations and how Pakistani-US relations depend on the situation in Afghanistan.
Kuwait's Oil Minister Bakheet Rashidi in an exclusive interview with Sputnik explains why US shale oil output will delay global market rebalancing until late 2018, how Kuwait plans to keep crude output at 2017 levels this year and shares his opinion on future Russia-Kuwaiti economic cooperation.
Independent British investigative journalist Vanessa Beeley has provided Radio Sputnik with a pretty thorough and damning explanation of why 'Last Men in Aleppo', the new feature length documentary on the White Helmet rescue organization's operations in Aleppo in 2016, is little more than a propaganda piece financed by Western governments.
Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov sat down with Sputnik to discuss the situation in Syria, tensions surrounding the INF, START treaties and, of course, Russian-US relations. Antonov believes Donald Trump has not given up on his goal to improve ties with Moscow, even though bilateral relations have continued to deteriorate over the year.
According to Syrian Deputy foreign minister Faisal Mekdad, Damascus sees the presence of Turkish forces in Syria as an act of aggression. The senior diplomat also shared his vision on how to resolve the long-standing Syrian conflict.
Speaking to Sputnik about reports of a new Justice Department probe into the Clinton Foundation over possible pay-to-play politics during Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, philanthropy law expert Charles Ortel outlined why he believed the Clinton Foundation may very well be 'the largest unprosecuted fraud in history'.
The Russian special presidential envoy for Syria and the head of the Russian delegation at the Astana talks, Alexander Lavrentyev, spoke to Sputnik in an exclusive interview about the peace settlement in the Arab Republic.
Conservative politician Frauke Petry is probably best-known for her former chairwomanship of Alternative for Germany (AfD), a party which enjoyed a surge in support starting in 2015 amid Germany's migrant crisis. In an exclusive interview for Sputnik, Petry outlined the ideals of her new party, and her vision of Germany's and Europe's future.
The House of Representatives has given its final approval of a major overhaul in the US tax code, with President Donald Trump expected to sign the bill into law in the near future. Speaking to Sputnik, Dr. David Rosenbloom, a senior specialist on the US tax system, outlined what the bill means for Americans and the world when it becomes law.
In October 2010, a friend of prominent environmental and social justice campaigner Kate Wilson called her to share some earth-shattering news. Fellow activist Mark Stone, with whom she'd been romantically involved for two years, and a close friend of hers ever since, was no more.
Louise Haagh, an associate professor at the University of York and chair of the Basic Income Earth Network, spoke to Sputnik about the pros and cons of universal basic income (UBI).
To commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the first ever human-made object in space - the Russian Sputnik satellite - we spoke with record breaking Russian cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev about the evolution of space exploration and the US-Russia rivalry.
Setting out his vision for foreign policy post-Brexit, the UK Foreign Secretary said the UK should quit "sulking" over its "mistake"-heavy recent history of foreign entanglements, making the case for greater interventionism. Johnson's proposals are bound to be controversial, and are likely unworkable, an academic told Sputnik.
Blackwater founder Erik Prince has recommended the creation of a privately-trained police force in the war-torn nation of Libya to help stop the flow of migrants to Europe. Speaking to Sputnik, Rhiannon Smith, the director of Libya-focused consultancy Libya-Analysis, explained why this was a bad idea.
Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Riyadh Wednesday as part of her three day tour of the Middle East, aiming to boost the UK's presence in the region amid tough negotiations over the country's exit from the EU. Radio Sputnik spoke to veteran journalist and region expert James Dorsey about what to expect from the tour.
Italian journalist Gian Micalessin's interviews with three Georgian mercenaries who took part in the shooting massacre of protesters and police in Kiev in early 2014, and led to the overthrow of the Ukrainian government, have dismantled the new government's account of the tragedy. Micalessin spoke to Sputnik about the implications of his findings.
Following the release of a CNN documentary that exposed the extent of slave trade in post-Gaddafi Libya, the scandal is gaining momentum in the international community, which has called upon Tripoli to take action against human traffickers. Sputnik Arabic spoke with the head of the Libyan Human Rights Observatory, Naser al Hawari, about this issue.
Google will create new algorithms to derank Sputnik News and RT content from appearing on its Google News service. Speaking to Sputnik, Jim Jatras, former US diplomat and foreign policy adviser to Senate Republicans, said this issue isn't even so much about Sputnik and RT as it is about Americans' freedom of access to information.
A member of the Turkish Parliament from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), Metin Kulunk, speaking at the press conference at a Mejlis, said that the United States is trying to reshape the borders of the countries that were created after the First World War based on its own interests.
Donald Trump’s twelve day Asian tour has come to an end and despite the North Korean issue, the main goal of this trip to Southeast Asia, the longest by any US president in 25 years, was to change existing US trade and economic relations. Sputnik Vietnam spoke to political analysts who shed some light on the future of US trade deals in Vietnam.
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