The Paris Agreement is a deal under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change that focuses on issues related to greenhouse gas emissions. It was signed by 196 states on 22 April 2016.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia's Emergencies Ministry rescue teams will participate in large-scale international exercises Barents Rescue 2019 that will take place from September 23-27 in Sweden, said the press service of the Russian Emergency Ministry.
On 22 September 1944, 75 years ago, the Red Army liberated the Estonian capital Tallinn from Nazi occupation as part of the Tallinn offensive that began 17 September the same year.
Russian media outlets, in particular, Sputnik and RT, have been facing severe pressure in some Western countries for several years.
The fire is burning over an area of 1000 square metres, local emergencies ministry reported.
The 21-year-old athlete from St. Petersburg’s club Dinamo, Maria Pugina, has shared a video of her and her teammates tussling with rivals during a Russian Women’s Hockey League game. In the caption, she paid a tribute to the star MMA fighter from Russia - UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Actor Pavel Ustinov has left Moscow's pretrial detention centre No. 4 after the court changed his measure of restraint from custody to recognizance not to leave town, his sister Yulia told reporters.
Russian Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov has revealed how his employer Vladimir Putin spends his free time, which usually includes physical activity and family visits. However, the Russian president’s busy schedule does not allow him to have normal weekends, the Kremlin’s spokesman says.
ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) – Four companies operating in the Leningrad Region will use the support of the regional Industrial Development Center to market their products at the Alibaba.com global e-commerce platform, a member of the regional administration's press service announced.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - On Thursday, Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) said that it fined Google about $1,560 for overspreading illegal ads for financial services.
Washington previously claimed that it couldn’t supply its fifth-generation jets to Turkey after the latter bought S-400s, claiming that the Russian systems might reveal the F-35's weaknesses to Moscow.
The air defence capabilities of Kaliningrad to neutralise air targets are well known to NATO pilots who approached Russia’s borders by air, the Russian Defence Ministry said in a statement.
Ustinov was earlier sentenced to 3.5 years of imprisonment for violence against a riot police officer. His defense filed an appeal.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow sees alarming signs of the start of a media campaign in the United States to prepare the ground for abandoning the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), which calls into question the future of this document, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
The new airport in the Russian city of Saratov, which opened only a few weeks ago, is in the spotlight again after unknown hackers allegedly turned a bathroom into an X-rated movie hotspot, displaying graphic videos on advertising screens.
So-called deepfakes are getting more and more sophisticated, with commentators voicing fears that the technology, which started with online pornography, could impact the political realm and take fake news to another level. A new tool presented by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology already allows for the production of fakes on the spot.
MURMANSK (Sputnik). The International Puppet Theater Festival of the Barents Region was held in Murmansk. Theatres from regions of Russia, Sweden, Norway and Finland took part in it.
Saudi Aramco refineries were hit hard in a drone attack, claimed by Yemeni Houthis, crippling Saudi crude output for several days. In the wake of the attack, US military command for the Middle East suggested sending more air defence missile systems to Saudi Arabia after exisiting ones failed to foil the strike.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Cooperation between Russian organisations and companies and the Guangdong Province, China’s region with the largest economic potential, could play an important role in the development of bilateral relations, according to the participants of the province’s presentation in Moscow.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Members of the Moscow city parliament from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation plan to prepare a bill by late October to soften the punishment for violations at public rallies, lawmaker Leonid Zyuganov told Sputnik.