A survey conducted by Ifop for Sputnik.Polls showed that many residents of Western countries are skeptical about Russia's plans to invade Poland and the Baltic countries. In an interview with Radio Sputnik, Russian expert Yuri Borisenok drew attention to the fact that attitudes toward Russia in different countries greatly vary.
A flight model of Russia’s cutting-edge Kamov Ka-62 helicopter made its first trial flight over the “Progress” Arsenyev Aviation Company. The site is part of Russia’s “Helicopters Group.”
Russia's Central Bank suggests classifying cryptocurrencies as digital goods, Deputy CBR Governor Olga Skorobogatova said Thursday.
Russian engineers have unveiled a universal biometric recognition solution for storage systems and access control. The smart two-stage algorithm comprises 3D face modeling and iris identification. The device faultlessly recognizes the sole person who uses a certain safe vault while sternly applying a "you shall not pass" approach to all others.
On Wednesday, special units of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) completed the first stage of large-scale drills in Crimea. Spetsnaz forces neutralized simulated enemy forces that captured a drilling rig and 150 hostages.
The Syrian campaign proved to be a test of Russian military capability. One combat system which received a lot of attention was Russia’s Ratnik future infantry combat system. Recently the system was put to further tests, according to Russian Deputy Minister of Defense Yuri Borisov.
It is necessary to preserve a united Russian nation given the fragility of civil peace, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday.
The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) detained suspected terrorists of a Daesh-linked group who are suspected of plotting public transportation attacks in Moscow.
The Russian Investigative Committee has formally charged the brothers Akram Azimov and Abror Azimov in connection with the deadly April 3 terrorist attack in the St. Petersburg metro, their lawyer told Sputnik.
There are about 200 orders for Russia's MS-21 passenger planes, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Thursday.
Russia is making a big push in the communication sphere for business and government agencies by designing a universal, integrated system incorporating the best features of such messengers as Skype and WhatsApp and exceeding them in functionality and data protection thanks to a dramatically new approach.
United company Ruselectronics (part of Rostec State Corporation) has presented the first prototypes of personal computers and servers based on the Elbrus-8S microprocessors. The new equipment has increased performance and guarantees its users a high level of information security.
Russia's Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with a next-generation military satellite has successfully launched from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, the Russian Defense Ministry said Thursday.
Eight entities are poised to be removed from Russia’s list of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) after it is confirmed they have been without foreign funding for over a year, a Russian presidential aide told Sputnik on Wednesday.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu addressed the Russian parliament’s upper house at the so-called "government hour" session on Wednesday and spoke about the development of the Armed Forces, defense expenditure, situation in Syria and investigation into the plane crash near the southern Russian resort city of Sochi.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has fulfilled his promise and personally awarded Russian Special Forces' fighters who have been repelling an attack by terrorists in Syria for two days, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
An official representative of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Maria Zakharova, revealed things she can't do without in her diplomatic work and her personal life.
The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has uncovered a number of secret chats in the Telegram messenger, a platform used by international terrorist groups for communication after a range of operational activities, FSB Director Alexander Bortnikov said Wednesday.
The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte arrived in Moscow to meet with Vladimir Putin to expand partnership and ask for assistance in arms procurement. Sputnik Radio spoke with expert Dmitry Ofitserov-Belsky in an interview about how Russia should react to such a request.
Russian Ka-52 "Alligator" attack helicopters will get a new guidance system for artillery armament which has been developed with the use of "space" technology, the Russian Space Systems company said.
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