MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States plans to carry out test launches of two new medium-range missiles that were previously banned by the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty before the end of this year, Russian Strategic Missile Forces commander Col. Gen. Sergei Karakaev said on Sunday.
BERLIN (Sputnik) - Nord Stream 2 AG, the pipeline operator, has asked Germany to allow construction in winter and spring after difficulties in obtaining Denmark’s permit delayed the project, media said.
The so-called "Steele Dossier", compiled by a former MI6 agent under orders from Donald Trump's opponents in the 2016 election, became a major inspiration for the FBI's Russia probe into members of the Trump campaign, branded by POTUS as a "witch hunt". The fact that the dossier was a political hit-piece didn't stop the bureau from relying on it.
While banks are printing more money than ever before, bunches of them inexplicably disappear, much like gold caches that are heavily relied on at times of political crisis.
On Friday, the Chinese Commerce Ministry announced that Beijing and Washington had agreed upon the “context” of the bilateral phase one trade agreement. US President Trump dismissed media speculation that he would cancel import tariffs on China under the new deal.
US President Donald Trump has repeatedly boasted about his administration’s plans to “keep” Syria’s oil, in contravention of international laws against pillaging. Meanwhile, the Russian Defence Ministry has publicized an intelligence report estimating that US oil smuggling operations in eastern Syria are already earning the US $30 million a month.
Western nations have been claiming that they are suffering from cyberattacks and media campaigns organised by Moscow since relations soured in 2014 and NATO started to boost its presence along Russia's borders.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia dispatched a guided missile corvette, Vyshny Volochek, to shadow a US destroyer, USS Ross, after it entered the southwestern Black Sea, the Russian military operations command said Sunday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States has been in close contact with South Korea and Japan after a recent test at the North Korea's satellite launch site, a State Department spokesperson said Saturday.
Hundreds of meteorites from shattered asteroids bombard Earth every year. Some of them come from small planet-like objects that formed larger planets when our solar system was young, about 4.5 billion years ago. Researchers hope that these remnants could shed light on that time.
An astonishing and rare natural phenomenon has amazed social media users in Russia after a photographer published pictures of strange clouds on the National Geographic website.
Speaking about the country’s space exploration programme for 2030-2045, the head of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation(CASC) said it also plans to start the construction of a long-term near-Earth manned space station, as well as to carry out the third stage of its lunar exploration programme.
Covington, who had challenged Africa's first UFC champion in a bid to gain the welterweight title, was hospitalised after an initial check-up by the medical team confirmed the seriousness of the injury sustained.
While 45 was booed by baseball fans at World Series Game 5 in Washington back in October, the audience in Pennsylvania was more than happy to give him a warm welcome this weekend.
A 21-year-old kickboxer managed to make it into the third round but eventually failed to repel her opponent's punches.