There is a funny stereotype that big brown bears roam the streets of Russian cities just like they do in the wild. Well, now it seems like another member from the animal kingdom has decided to join its ranks. A deer was seen running amok in the central district of Saint Petersburg.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree validating identification documents issued by the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics in eastern Ukraine. US national, who spent 2 years in eastern Ukraine and currently works at Novorossiya Today Press Center Zak Novak, spoke to Radio Sputnik about this decision.
The test unit of Russia's next-generation S-500 air defense system will be ready by 2020, Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov told Sputnik.
Russian biologists from Moscow State University have successfully tested a medication that is capable of slowing cells aging. In particular, the researchers proved that the medication has efficiently worked on mice.
Russia decided to validate Donbass residents' documents for humanitarian reasons and the presidential decree will remain in force until the Minsk peace deal is implemented, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday.
The BBC documentary “Russia’s Hooligan Army,” aired on Thursday night, alleges that Russian football fans plan to stir up trouble for English fans during the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Sputnik looks at the imaginary threats allegedly awaiting foreigners during next year’s event.
President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Saturday that declared documents issued to permanent residents of several areas in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk and Lugansk regions valid in Russia, the Kremlin press office said.
In an interview with Sputnik Mundo, Russian cosmologist Andrei Kananin said that time travel is possible and people may be able to visit the future in a time machine, but there is one serious catch.
Former Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich said in an interview with Radio Sputnik’s Eugene Puryear that the attempts of certain members of the US establishment to benefit from the scandal around the resignation of General Michael Flynn may lead to a new Cold War with Russia, at a time when the two nations should be working together.
Moody’s Investors Service has changed the outlook on Russia’s Ba1 government bond rating to stable from negative, affirming the rating and citing economic recovery.
At least three people were killed and five others were injured in a car accident in Russia’s North Caucasus Republic of Dagestan, a regional Interior Ministry representative told Sputnik.
The recent BBC documentary about Russian football fans is another attack on Russia and an attempt to discredit the country, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said Friday.
Russia and China should support each other in the current uncertainty of international relations, Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi said during a meeting with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Sputnik China spoke to international relations expert Feng Yujun in an interview about the importance of this cooperation.
The BBC released a documentary this week exploring the world of football hooliganism in Russia. The program, titled Russia's Hooligan Army, follows on from the violent clashes that broke out between Russian and English football fans during the Euro 2016 games in Marseille, France.
Snap military exercises conducted by the Russian Aerospace Forces confirmed their readiness to protect the country from all modern and prospective air and space-based threats, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Friday.
A campaign launched by Internet giants, as Facebook and Google against fake news has recently resulted in a number of initiatives in the fight against so-called misleading information and false statements.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that claims that Russian state media outlets were allegedly advised to decrease coverage related to US President Donald Trump are "fake news."
The erosion of quality and objectivity in the United Kingdom's BBC broadcaster is evident and regretful with the latest documentary depicting Russian football hooligans, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday.
Russian Opposition Figure Alexei Navalny has appealed a five-year suspended sentence over embezzlement of funds from the state-run Kirovles company, his lawyer Vadim Kobzev told Sputnik on Friday.
A Russian football fan, who appears in a BBC documentary “Russia’s Hooligan Army,” aired on Thursday night, complained to RT about his words being “grossly misinterpreted” by British journalists who interviewed him during their work on the film.
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