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    • Last update: 15:05 22.01.2018
      15:05 22.01.2018

      Steam and Sweat: Sauna Traditions From Across the World

      Spending some time in a Finnish Sauna, Russian Banya or Turkish Hammam is one of the best ways to escape frigid winter months and boost the immune system at the same time. Check out some sauna and spa rituals from different cultures.

    • Russian Engineering Troops
      Last update: 18:30 21.01.2018
      18:30 21.01.2018

      Red-Blooded Photos of Engineer Troops Day in Russia

      Engineer troops are special forces designated to perform the most complex tasks of engineering support for combat operations. During the Russian operation in Syria, they cleared more than 6.5 thousand hectares of the country's territory from explosives.

    • This Week in Pictures (January 13-19)
      Last update: 13:56 20.01.2018
      13:56 20.01.2018

      This Week in Pictures (January 13-19)

      From a volcano eruption in the Philippines and protests in Lebanon on the seventh anniversary of the Arab Spring Revolution to traditional Orthodox Epiphany bathing in freezing waters, marking the baptism of Jesus Christ - take a look at this week's (January 13-19) pictures of the most important and colorful events in Sputnik's photo gallery.

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    • Blockchain in 2017
      Last update: 14:30 01.01.2018
      14:30 01.01.2018

      All You Need to Know About Blockchain in 2017

      The year 2017 saw the notions of blockchain, cryptocurrencies, bitcoin and the like dominate the global media. A large part of the digitalized world, has felt its breath taken away by the tumultuous vibes of cryptocurrencies.

    • Syria: The Road to Victory
      Last update: 15:28 29.12.2017
      15:28 29.12.2017

      Syria: the Road to Victory

      The Russian campaign in Syria began on September 30, 2015, when the country was on the brink of falling prey to terrorists once and for all, and ended on December 11, 2017, with order restored, Daesh defeated, and peace finally in sight.

    • Lebanon
      Last update: 21:01 13.12.2017
      21:01 13.12.2017

      Lebanon: The Balance of Military and Political Power

      The Republic of Lebanon, which borders Syria and Israel, gained independence in 1947 from France and has since faced a rash of political and military conflicts.

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    • Goodnight, Government
      Last update: 03:33 20.01.2018
      03:33 20.01.2018

      Goodnight, Government

      As the clock ticks away until midnight, the Senate floor does not look promising in terms of passing a short-term spending bill that would effectively prevent a government shutdown.

    • NOprah 2020
      Last update: 01:38 18.01.2018
      01:38 18.01.2018

      NOprah 2020

      Despite the tide of approval generated after Oprah Winfrey’s inspiring Golden Globes speech, a recent poll reveals the majority of US voters are not keen on putting the O in the Oval Office.

    • Welcome to the Rollercoaster
      Last update: 16:48 17.01.2018
      16:48 17.01.2018

      Welcome to the Rollercoaster

      Bitcoin's triumphant ascendance came to an abrupt halt on Wednesday, January 17, after its price plummeted amid disturbing rumors about government regulation coming from the Far East.

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