UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - The United Nations General Assembly voted in favour of five draft resolutions addressing arms control, disarmament and international security earlier submitted by Russia at the UN's First Committee.
WASHINGTON, December 13 (Sputnik) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulated his former deputy John Sullivan on confirmation as Ambassador to Russia and said his diplomatic prowess would be an asset as both countries work on advancing their ties.
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) – Leaders of the EU member states decided to prolong economic sanctions against Russia, a diplomatic source told Sputnik.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Terrorists are preparing to stage chemical attacks and the destruction of infrastructure in the south of the Idlib de-escalation zone, Maj. Gen. Yuri Borenkov, the head of the Russian Defence Ministry's Center for Reconciliation in Syria, said on Thursday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - One soldier was killed during fire response on the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier in Murmansk, the search for another officer continues, Russia's Northern Fleet said in a statement on Thursday.
On Thursday, a fire broke out on the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft-carrier in Murmansk, leaving at least three people injured and two missing.
In 2019, the National University of Science and Technology MISiS (NUST MISiS) improved its position in international rankings and the quality of admission. Alevtina Chernikova, the rector of NUST MISiS, explains what events have been key events for the university over the past year and how it is changing in line with modern educational trends.
The Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier is a heavy Russian aircraft cruiser serving as the Russian Navy flagship. The carrier was first launched in 1985 and its initial name was Riga.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Both "black boxes" of Russia's Mi-28 military helicopter that has crashed in the Krasnodar Territory have been found on the site of the crash, they are in normal technical condition and will be delivered to the Moscow region for analysis, a representative of the regional emergency said on Thursday.
A new cybersecurity report asserts that North Korea-based hackers belonging to Lazarus Group have recently teamed up with the “most resourceful Russian botnet operation on the landscape.”
The crash was probably caused by a pilot's mistake or a technical failure, the military source said.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is unlikely to watch the TV show, "Servant of the People," in which Ukrainian President and former comedian Volodymyr Zelensky plays the main role, as he does not have time for television shows, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A supporter of Ukrainian extremist organisation Right Sector, who planned to commit a terrorist attack near a governmental building, has been detained in Russia's northern city of Murmansk, the country's Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Wednesday.
Russian scientists have become the first in the world to systematise the dependency of orientational structures of cholesteric liquid crystal droplets.
WASHINGTON, (Sputnik) - Russia hasn't seen Washington demonstrate the political will to extend the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) as the United States is only studying the possibility of prolonging the last remaining arms control deal between the two countries, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian cosmonauts plan to carry out two spacewalks at the International Space Station next year, a source in the space industry said.
Scientists at Moscow State University of Psychology and Education (MSUPE) have studied the impact of social networks on self-harming behaviour in adolescents and suggested creating supporting content to impact discussions about self-harm on the Internet. The results of the study were published in Consultative Psychology and Psychotherapy magazine.
The comment comes on the heels of President Putin's meeting with Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky as part of the Normandy Four summit in Paris. This marked the first meeting between the two heads of state since Zelensky assumed office earlier this year.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - More than 50,000 websites containing terrorism propaganda were taken down in Russia in 2019, Federal Security Service (FSB) Director Alexander Bortnikov said.
Yury Luzhkov died earlier today aged 83 in a Munich hospital where he was to undergo a heart operation.