Moscow is currently hosting an international conference on quantum technologies (ICQT) taking place from 15 to 19 July. The convention takes place twice a year and gathers together the leading specialists on quantum technology from all over the world.
Relations between Washington and Tehran remain tense. US President Donald Trump earlier stated that sanctions against the Islamic Republic would soon be strengthened, while Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that he is ready for talks when the US abandons its "bullying" and lifts the restrictions imposed on the country.
The Arabian Peninsula is deemed to be one of the world's richest and least explored regions. Saudi Arabia, which occupies a large part of the peninsula, intends to expand the excavation area, as well as actively attract foreign specialists, including from Russia.
In less than two months, the world will mark the 80th anniversary of the start of the Second World War. Sergey Ivanov, Russia's former defence minister and Kremlin chief of staff, has spoken about the controversy behind the 1939 Treaty of Non-aggression between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany.
In less than two months, on 1 September 2019, the world will mark a tragic date: 80 years since the day that Nazi troops crossed the border of Poland. This is how World War II, which claimed tens of millions of lives, began.
Russian President Vladimir Putin recently paid a visit to Italy, meeting with Pope Francis, President Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to discuss a wide range of topics, including bilateral Moscow-Rome relations, the issue of the EU sanctions as well as the state of Christianity in the Middle East.
The leaders of Russia, India and China have been meeting at the trilateral level since the 1990s. In November 2018, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires where they deliberated on several issues, including the need to reshape the world order.
New Delhi (Sputnik): As Indian cities face the threat of violence over an acute water shortage, several experts opine that rapid urbanisation and poor water resource management are the actual culprits.
The Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest published its shortlist of 2019 winners on 13 June. The main goal of the modern photo contests is to support photographers and draw public attention to the challenges of modern photojournalism.
Following her move to Kuwait in 2004, Russian businesswoman Marsha Lazareva would later become embroiled in a surprise case of arbitrary detention that would irrevocably change the prestigious CEO’s life.
While addressing the UNGA in 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed: “Yoga embodies unity of mind and body… a holistic approach to health and well-being. It isn’t about exercise... By changing our lifestyle and creating consciousness, it can help us deal with climate change. Let us work towards adopting an International Yoga Day.”
The Black Eyed Peas return to Moscow with the Masters of the Sun album, a new milestone in the work of the popular band, which has been on the world music scene for over 20 years.
We’ve already brought you an interview with Happy Monday’s frontman Shaun Ryder, and now we’ve gone one step further and have gone and spoken with the band’s one and only, dancer extraordinaire, that’s right the legendary Bez! To get his views on his life in music, clubbing and of course Brexit, enjoy!
Before heading to Kyrgyzstan for the SCO summit, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan met Sputnik for an exclusive interview — his first to a Russian media outlet since taking office. He explained what he expects from his meeting with President Putin, and commented on relations with India, US sanctions against Iran and the situation in Afghanistan.
Twitch has apparently crashed as popular streamer Ninja teamed up with prominent YouTuber PewDiePie to play “Friday Fortnite”, with users complaining that they could not access the web or the chat rooms during the two gaming megastars’ much-hyped collaboration.
David Beasley, the executive director of the World Food Programme (WFP), spoke about the assistance to the people of crisis-hit Venezuela and Syria, as well as the organisation’s work in North Korea, in an interview with Sputnik.
Brett King is a futurist, a bestselling author on Amazon, an award-winning speaker, the host of a globally-recognised radio show and the founder and executive chairman of neo-bank Moven. In an interview with Sputnik he outlines current challenges in personal banking and how artificial intelligence could become integral to the process.
Emmanuel Macron has long been known for his enthusiastic greetings, especially vis-à-vis his US counterpart, with one of the widest reported gestures taking place in 2017, when Macron squeezed Donald Trump’s hand for nearly half a minute.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The White House plan to deploy an additional 1,500 troops is based on false pretexts to spark a war with Iran and will only destabilise the region even further, Virginia State Senator Richard Black told Sputnik.
MOSCOW (Sputnik), Olga Lipich - In an exclusive interview with Sputnik, the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader has spoken about his view of the world politics, including the way he sees the roles of Russian and US presidents, democracy and the importance of religions.