Identifying defects in the production of various types of equipment has long been a major task for testing teams, given that these could ultimately reduce the life-span of expensive machinery.
Russian beauty queen Oksana Voevodina secretly tied the knot with Sultan Muhammad V of the Malaysian province of Kelantan last year. The Malaysian monarch resigned as the supreme ruler of the country shortly after reports about their wedding, fanning speculation that his marriage was the reason for the move.
The photo editing app, which became a hit in 2017, is enjoying a second wave of popularity, with its improved artificial intelligence technology allowing users all over the world get a peek at how they might look in their 60s. Even celebrities have been unable to resist the temptation and added a few wrinkles and grey hair to their photos.
THE HAGUE (Sputnik) - The United States and Ukraine have not yet provided the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) with their data on the 2014 crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in the east of Ukraine, Russian Ambassador to the Netherlands Alexander Shulgin said in an interview.
The statement comes after Brussels once more blamed Russia for the MH17 catastrophe, but refused to provide any evidence to support the claims.
High-speed passenger shipbuilding is being revived in Russia. Many large hydrofoil vessels are already being built and operated, for example, the seagoing craft Kometa-120M and the river craft Valdai-45R.
Locals in the village of Tatarka in Russia's Stavropol region have filmed a 'magic' pink stream. According to local media, a contaminated leak from a factory nearby may have caused the intriguing color and strong smell.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow expects Tbilisi to realize how dangerous fanning anti-Russia hysteria may be, to ensure the safety of Russians staying in Georgia and thus enable Russia to revoke its recently introduced air travel ban, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with Russia's Argumenty i Fakty newspaper.
Soloist Pelageya takes a keen interest in national folklore in a variety of languages, usually romances that are specially rewritten by her band for rock arrangements.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Amsterdam Court of Appeal said on Tuesday that it had postponed a final verdict in the Russian-Ukrainian row over the collection of Scythian gold for six to nine months and tasked the sides with providing additional information within two months.
YAKUTSK (Sputnik) - Three people have been killed and three more injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a passenger minibus in the Siberian city of Yakutsk, a source in the Russian General Administration for Traffic Safety's regional branch said.
Dates of the group's first European concert tour were unveiled on 5 June.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Defence Ministry confirmed on Sunday that Russia had delivered several more batches of S-400 air defence system components to Turkey.
Earlier on Saturday, Turkey received the second batch of Russian S-400 air defence system components as part of a loan deal signed in 2017.
The fireworks will be launched in the cities of the former USSR that were liberated during World War II as part the preparations for celebrations dedicated to the upcoming 75th anniversary of Victory Day.
Two videos have been posted online, featuring an unusual car accident at a parking lot near a shopping centre in Russia's city of Omsk.
On 12 July Turkey's Defence Ministry said Ankara had received the first batch of components for the S-400 air defence systems it had purchased in line with an agreement signed with Moscow in 2017. Turkey's cooperation with Russia on the matter has been heavily criticised by NATO and the US.
MOSCOW/ YAKUTSK (Sputnik) - At least one law enforcement officer was killed after a man in Yakutia (Sakha Republic) in Siberia opened fire at police who arrived to settle a family spat with his wife, a local branch of Russia's Investigative Committee said on Friday, adding that the attacker later committed suicide.
A turquoise woodland lake near the Russian city of Novosibirsk has become an international sensation, but a local energy company frowns upon intruders and has deployed security guards at the site (which is in fact a giant hole used by a nearby power plant to dump ash).
A 28-year-old Russian national was sentenced to one year in a Bali prison and ordered to pay a fine for attempting to take a two-year-old, drugged orangutan back home as a pet.