The Russian Helicopters company, part of the Rostec state corporation, and Russian energy giant Gazprom have signed an agreement for the development of an offshore edition of the Mi-171A2 helicopter, the manufacturer said in a press release Tuesday.
Ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn invoked his right to refrain from self-incrimination, to avoid sharing documents with the Senate Intelligence Committee in their probe into alleged links between Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and foreign governments, sources told the AP on Monday.
Moody's forecasts that real GDP growth in Russia will increase by 1.5 percent per year in 2017 and 2018, according to official statement.
Russia took 44th place in the ranking of the most popular Muslim travel destinations, according to the 2017 Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) jointly compiled by MasterCard and CrescentRating. Compared with last year’s list, Russia improved its position by five places.
Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that the remote sensing technologies must be used to boost the Russian defense and security, develop the economy and social sphere, and increase the quality of the state's governance.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin stated that Russian President Vladimir Putin posed the task before Roscosmos to speed up creating a super-heavy class rocket.
Energy Minister said that Russia has maintained its daily oil production cuts at 300,000 barrels for 22 days in line with the Vienna agreement on crude output reaction.
Relics believed to be pertaining to Saint Nicholas are on display at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
Russian Interior Ministry said that a group of 20 hackers suspected of infecting a million smartphones with the Trojan virus and stealing 50 million rubles ($884,000) have been detained in Russia.
The chief constructor of the control system being developed by the Russian Space Systems holding said that all unmanned aerial vehicles sold in Russia and weighing between 0.5-66 pounds will be soon obliged to be equipped with special tracking equipment to transmit information about drone location and trajectory to a single flight control system.
The chief constructor of the system, developed by the Russian Space Systems holding said that Russia will create a system to control flights of small unmanned aerial systems (UAS), including small quadcopters.
Russia's critical infrastructure facilities have avoided serious damage as a result of the recent large-scale WannaCry virus attack, Oleg Khramov, a deputy secretary of the Russian Security Council, told Kommersant newspaper in an interview published on Sunday.
A budget proposal to be submitted this week by the administration of US President Donald Trump will include conditions that replace American military grants to foreign countries with loans, potentially ending several billion dollars in weapons and logistics giveaways by Washington.
Russia’s decision to ban Jehovah's Witnesses and to confiscate the organization’s assets in the country may lead to a sharp decline in the group’s numbers and help protect the rights of its adherents.
Russian human rights commissioner Tatyana Moskalkova is going to send team specializing on criminal issues to investigate alleged persecution of gay men.
On Sunday, amid celebrations of the Russian Navy's Pacific Fleet Day, the Ministry of Defense confirmed that the Russian Navy's Far Eastern fleet would be taking delivery of three brand new Steregushchiy-class corvettes in the near future.
Commenting on the establishment of special strike groups within the Russian Airborne troops, Moscow-based military expert Viktor Litovkin told Sputnik that this status is related to those units which have reached the highest level of military skill.
Russia's latest achievements in the construction of state-of-the art helicopters will be presented at the 10th HeliRussia exhibition, which is due to kick off in Moscow on May 25, according to the news network Zvezda.
The April figures for Russia's industrial output are up 2.3% year-on-year, new statistics released by Russia's Federal Statistics Service have confirmed.
Exactly 40 years ago, on May 20, 1977, the prototype of Russia's legendary Su-27 fourth generation fighter aircraft, Т-10-1, made its first flight. Sputnik reviews the history of development and modernization of the aircraft to show that it is still second to none in close air combat and is far from becoming out of date.
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