The launch of construction of the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) is crucial, while the construction of another joint project between Moscow and Ankara – the Turkish Stream pipeline, is going according to the schedule, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
The Russian embassy in the United States is urging Russian nationals in the country to remain vigilant after an attempted terror attack occurred in New York City earlier on Monday, embassy’s spokesperson Nikolay Lakhonin said in a release.
Russian President Vladimir Putin paid a surprise visit to Syria on Monday, where he announced that his nation would begin to withdraw “a significant part” of their military forces deployed in the Middle Eastern nation as its long civil war draws to a close.
Bulgaria’s Defense Ministry offered Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG a four-year contract worth $49 million for maintenance of 15 Mikoyan MiG-29 fighter jets, Russian media reported Monday.
As Russian athletes are increasingly coming under pressure amid the doping scandal and the recent IOC decision on Russia's participation in the 2018 Olympic Games, Bavaria's former Minister President Dr. Edmund Stoiber shared his view on the upcoming 2018 World Cup in Russia and the issue of "politics and sports" in an interview with Sputnik.
Russia's global arms sales have grown by 3.8 percent in 2016, according to research by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Speaking to Radio Sputnik, Russian military analyst Andrei Koshkin opined that the defeat of Daesh by the Russo-Syrian coalition contributed to the country's success in the global arms market.
The National Research Nuclear University is one of the most recognized Russian universities, founded in 1942.
How many people can you hold while doing a plank exercise? Challenged by Russian mixed martial artist Alexander Emelianenko, Ramzan Kadyrov proved to be an unbeaten plank guru, as he lifts four men with a total weight of a whopping 291 kilos!
The future is here and robots are pulling an Eminem, engaging in rap competitions. There was no winner, but several Russian media outlets said that robot Alan Tim v2 had gained the upper hand.
It is no secret that the Moscow Metro is the most impressive and splendid subway in the world. But it also keeps mysteries of several epochs. Let’s unravel its enigmas!
With Bitcoin having lost a fifth of its value in a single day after earlier surging by more than 40 percent, Leonid Delitsin, a leading analyst at the investment holding company "FINAM," told Radio Sputnik that Bitcoin is actually a bubble waiting to burst.
An assessment of the possibility of war - including the use of nuclear weapons - between North Korea and the United States has been described as a “strong and vicious cycle of confrontation,” according to remarks made by China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
The INF treaty, which prohibits the development, deployment and testing of ground-launched ballistic or cruise missiles with ranges between 300 and 3,400 miles, celebrated its 30th anniversary on December 8.
The German electronics powerhouse Siemens has recently opened a unique scientific and research laboratory, Industrial Systems of Artificial Intelligence, at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU). In addition, the university has signed an agreement on launching a strategic partnership with Siemens.
The Foreign Minister of Russia and the US Secretary of State discussed a number of topics during their meeting at the OSCE summit in Vienna. The main topics of their discussions were Ukraine, Syria and North Korea.
George Soros' 2016 gloomy prediction of Russia's economic collapse and the government's political bankruptcy in 2017 has not come true, Ivan Danilov, a Russian economist and author of the popular political blog Crimson Alter wrote for RIA Novosti, explaining what lies behind the magnate's miscalculation.
The MiG-29SMT is a modern modification of the fourth-generation fighter aircraft of the Russian Air Force. The aircraft is equipped with an additional fuel tank and a system of refueling in the air, which significantly expanded its combat radius.
Vladimir Putin entered politics at the national level in 1999, when he became first deputy prime minister, then acting prime minister, and ultimately prime minister. Russia’s first president, Boris Yeltsin, announced his resignation during his 2000 New Year address, shifting his responsibilities until the next presidential election onto Putin.
Analysts speaking to Radio Sputnik have elaborated on the double standard that exists in Capitol Hill politics when it comes to the dirty word of “Russia.”
Head of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, said at a meeting with the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) leader Metropolitan Tikhon of America and Canada on Wednesday that bilateral relations between the Russian and American Orthodox Churches remain at a high level and continue to develop.
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