On Saturday, Russian Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter Khabib 'The Eagle' Nurmagomedov defeated his American opponent, Justin Gaethje, with a triangle choke submission technique in the 2nd round, scoring his 29th win.
According to the emergency services' updated statement, ten crew members have been rescued after their vessel caught fire in the Sea of Azov.
A day before, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stressed that Ankara won't be holding any consultations with the US regarding tests of the air defence systems.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Kyrgyzstan is ready to consider the expansion of the Russian airbase Kant if such a proposal comes from Moscow or the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO), newly-appointed Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Ruslan Kazakbaev told Sputnik.
NOVOSIBIRSK (Sputnik) - Four people, including two children, were killed as a result of the collision of a regular bus with a car in Russia's Novosibirsk Region, the press service of the Russian Ministry of Emergencies said on Saturday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Dmitry Medvedev, the deputy chair of the Russian Security Council, has expressed concern over attempts by certain countries to undermine the role of the United Nations by creating a "club of democratic nations".
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The Russian Ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, has rejected charges by the Trump administration against Russia's FGUP Central Scientific Research Institute of Chemistry and Mechanics (CNIIHM), after the institute came under US sanctions.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Turkey’s test of the S-400 air defense system may have serious consequences for Ankara's relationship with Washington, Chief Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Rath Hoffman said in a Friday statement.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US whistleblower Edward Snowden does not intend to return to the United States from Russia until all charges against him have been dropped, his lawyer, Anatoly Kucherena, told Sputnik on Thursday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Former Uruguayan President Jose Mujica has told Sputnik he isn't surprised by Russia's progress in the development of vaccines against COVID-19 and also expressed hope for scaled-up production of efficient vaccines.
India's state funded Defence Research and Development Organisation has tested over a dozen missiles including the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile and Abhyas high-speed expendable aerial target since September of this year. The Indian media played up these tests as a warning to Beijing amid an ongoing border standoff with China.
On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin, at the Valdai Discussion Club in Moscow, addressed issues regarding the extension of the New START Treaty. The president called on the US to "work together and search for a solution", while noting that if "our partners decide that it is not needed", "the security of Russia — will not be affected".
Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny has been undergoing treatment in Berlin after his alleged poisoning on 20 August, which caused him to collapse aboard a Moscow-bound plane.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday replied to a question about possible reelection in the future by saying that he expected his presidency to end at some point.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Speaking about those countries that are waiting for Russia's demise, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that "we are only worried about one thing — how not to catch a cold at your funeral."
The Valdai Discussion Club is a Moscow-based think tank that was established in 2004 and aims to "form the global agenda and deliver a qualified and objective assessment of global political and economic issues".
GENOA (Sputnik) - Sanctions, including those that target Nord Stream pipeline project, are hindering the world's economy from recovering after the shock of the coronavirus pandemic, Igor SECHIN, the president and CEO of Rosneft, said in his address to the Eurasian Economic Forum in Verona.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The situation in Nagorno-Karabakh does not affect the Russian-Turkish cooperation on Syria, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin said on Thursday.
PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKIY (Sputnik) - A millimetre-thick ash from the Bezymianny volcano, which erupted on Thursday in Russia’s Kamchatka Territory, has covered two settlements in the peninsula, a regional branch of the Russian Emergencies Ministry said on Friday in a statement.
GENOA (Sputnik) - Italy’s Verona will host the 13th Eurasian Economic Forum on Thursday and Friday despite the newly introduced restrictions in the country aimed at curbing the rapid spread of the COVID-19 infection.