Katalexa, a Russian yacht en route to Vladivostok from Taiwan, was stopped and detained in North Korean-claimed waters after North Korean sailors claimed it was acting suspiciously, Asia Times reports.
The Russian Defense Ministry announced on Friday that the Soyuz rocket has successfully put a military satellite to the Earth’s orbit.
The second East Russia Oil and Gas Forum will host more than 350 chiefs of fuel companies from countries around the world, the organizers of the forum said on Friday.
Around 150,000 foreign nationals from 190 countries submitted bids for participation in the upcoming XIX World Festival of Youth and Students in the Russian resort city of Sochi, Grigory Petushkov, the chairman of the Russian national preparatory committee, said Friday.
The Russian Irkut Corporation announced the completion of the first stage of test flights of its new MС-21 passenger aircraft.
The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) has approved the major program for the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students in Russia, Sergey Kirienko, the organizing committee's head, said Friday.
On June 23, 2014 the Syrian government's last consignment of chemical weapon stockpiles was loaded onto a Danish ship, en route to destruction at a variety of designated facilities. The move was hoped to finally bring peace to the war-ravaged country, and take the prospect of Western "intervention" off the table permanently.
Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny does not have the right to be elected, according to the Central Election Commission (CEC).
On Thursday, a newspaper linked to the Russian Defense Ministry reported an increase in the reconnaissance activity of foreign spy planes along Russia's national borders. Russian military expert Vladimir Popov explained to Sputnik Radio why it comes as no surprise to Russia at this time of the year.
The Ninth International ATOMEXPO 2017 Forum was held on June 19-21 at the Gostiny Dvor exhibition center in Moscow.
With non-military products due to account for 50 percent of the goods the Russia's defense industry produces by 2030, Sputnik looks into the main goals of Russia's reforms to the country's military and industrial complex.
The EU’s decision to extend economic sanctions on Russia proves the bloc would rather stick with the status quo than come up with a new approach to the issue, a Russian senator said.
Russia's jets have intercepted 14 foreign spy planes near its national borders in a week, a newspaper linked to the Russian Defense Ministry reported Thursday.
A volunteer with the Syrian Civil Defense, also known as the White Helmets, was caught on video dumping the mutilated bodies of Syrian Army troops.
On June 22, 1941, Nazi Germany declared war on the USSR. The 1941-1945 clash between these countries, which is known as the Great Patriotic War in most of the former Soviet Union, caught people unaware. Three Soviet veterans from Leningrad (St. Petersburg), Gorky (Nizhny Novgorod) and Moscow told Sputnik their blood-chilling stories about the war.
The Russian government has started to implement good steps in attempts to diversify the economy and lessen the country's dependence on oil, the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) resident representative in Russia, Gabriel Di Bella, told Sputnik on Thursday.
A state-of-the-art electric car which is capable of flying has been made by the Russian scientific development and production center Aviation and Space Technologies.
Commenting on the chain of aerial incidents along Russia's western borders, when Moscow was forced to scramble its combat jets to intercept US reconnaissance jets, Russian military experts explained to Sputnik that the real purpose of these incidents was to search for any loopholes in Russia's defense.
According to Transport Directorate of FIFA World Cup Russia 2018, over 3,000 foreign football fans have taken advantage of the free transport program.
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