The newest S-400 Triumf missile defense system was put on combat alert in Crimea on January 14. Find out more about the S-400 and the ceremony of the regiment entering service in Sputnik’s photo gallery.
It’s hard to believe that these pictures actually show existing houses and landscapes from different parts of the world, and are not from some twisted horror movie set.
Sometimes Moscow looks like a city from a sci-fi movie. Especially during a cloudy weather.
The Boeing 747, operated by ACT Airlines, crashed into homes near Manas airport close to the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, where it was supposed to make a stopover. The Kyrgyz authorities said up to 37 people had died. The Kyrgyz president ordered a thorough probe into the tragedy, which has been reportedly blamed on dense fog.
On December 25, a Russian Defense Ministry Tu-154 plane with 92 people on board crashed in the Black Sea en route to Syria shortly after refueling at an airport in the resort city of Adler. Most of the passengers were members of the Alexandrov Ensemble who were traveling from Moscow to Hmeymim airbase in Syria to take part in New Year celebrations.
'World Order' is a documentary film produced for Russian TV which aired this December. Vladimir Putin was among those interviewed for the documentary. Sputnik presents the full version of the film with English subtitles.
Oleg Storchevoy, deputy head of Russia's national aviation regulator, held the briefing on Wednesday, October 14, in Moscow.
Muslims in Russia came out to celebrate Eid al-Fitr on Friday, with Moscow proving no exception. Tens of thousands gathered outside Moscow's Grand Mosque to celebrate the holiday, marking the end of Ramadan, with a drone capturing the celebrations from high in the sky.
The United States and NATO have deployed additional forces and military equipment to Central and Eastern European nations, as well as the Baltic states, citing security concerns as the reason, but the largest buildup in the bloc's history is not aimed at protecting NATO's eastern flank, Professor Janusz Niedzwiedzki told Sputnik.
Regional head of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party Lever-Erik Holm is going to campaign against Angela Merkel in the federal state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and, according to his own words, is planning to win the election.
With a growing number of Chinese tourists being robbed on the streets of Paris, Chinese tour companies are now turning to Russia where “Chinese visitors feel safe.”
UK Prime Minister Theresa May's 12-point plan for Brexit has met with a variety of responses from European capitals exposing deep flaws in the EU machine as well as divisions between member states and fears of a Donald Trump US Presidency after he gave his firm backing to Brexit.
Apparently, the world's elite were all wrong about Donald Trump, states former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, whose own take on Trump has undergone a significant positive change.
French Presidential candidate Manuel Valls isn’t having the best week ever as he almost gets slapped by a young man during a visit to France’s Brittany region, BFMTV channel reported.
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