Russian skater Evgenia Medvedeva said that her powerful performance at 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang was inspired by actress Keira Knightley as Anna Karenina in Joe Wright's adaptation of the Leo Tolstoy’s novel.
Russian cheerleaders will participate in the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, performing with the representatives of seven leading countries in the Olympic movement, vice-president of the Russian Cheerleading Federation Andrey Kravchenko told Sputnik.
Volcano Ebeko is a natural sight featuring quite often in news reports, as it frequently stages spectacular "ash" shows for those living on Russia’s Sakhalin island as well as guests to the picturesque Far Eastern region.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on Saturday denied media reports about the alleged use of diplomatic mail for the shipment of cocaine from Argentina to Moscow.
With frosty weather showing no sign of ceasing in St. Petersburg, residents of Russia's northern capital have shared photos of an eyebrow-raising natural phenomenon.
Clashes between fans of the Russian soccer club Spartak and Spain’s Athletic Bilbao ahead of the match in the UEFA Europa League received extensive media coverage, with Spanish outlets fueling tensions well in advance, “warning” Bilbao residents they should beware of Russian “neo-Nazis.”
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Standard & Poor's financial services firm on Friday revised Russia’s ratings up to 'BBB-/A-3' from ‘BB+’ with a stable outlook.
Russia celebrates the Defender of the Fatherland Day on February 23. This year February 23 marks the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Red Army.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin paid his respects at the tomb of the Unknown Solder at the Kremlin Wall on Friday, February 23, celebrated as the Defender of the Fatherland Day in Russia.
Harrowing dashcam footage from a patrol car in the town of Ishim in Western Siberia has shown how local cops deal with drunken car thieves.
Yet another fire has been attributed to virtual currency mining effort, this time in the Siberian city of Tomsk.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska has left his position as president of the aluminum company Rusal and En+ energy group in order to head the Nornickel company, specializing in nickel and palladium, a source familiar with the businessman's plans told Sputnik on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Countries should develop a system of international military cooperation built on a non-bloc basis that would help combat existing threats like terrorism, Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said at the embassy event on the occasion of Russia’s Defender of the Fatherland Day.
A video of the US diplomat answering various questions by Russian internet users appeared online.
US Department of State Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said that the Russian defense industry had lost over $3 billion in failed weapons deals with third countries, stating that it happened in virtue of new US sanctions against Russia.
In light of the constant terrorist threat, intelligence agencies around the world are doing everything in their power to be able to respond to the most unexpected acts of terrorists. Russia’s Federal Security Service is no exception. A retired FSB lieutenant colonel shared with Sputnik how the tactics of the special services have changed.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will fly to Moscow next week for talks with Russia’s top diplomat Sergey Lavrov about the Syria crisis, the French ministry said.
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) – Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia on Wednesday called on his US counterpart Nikki Haley and the US delegation at the United Nations to observe diplomatic decorum and not refer to the Russian authorities as a regime of President Vladimir Putin.
The detention and deportation of Russian citizen Radmila Khakova from London's Heathrow Airport sparked international scandal. The Russian embassy has already sent official requests. The reasons behind the incident remain unknown.
While most of their peers spend their time navigating social media and exploring extracurricular activities after dark, these two Moscow region kids already engraved their names in history.
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