The US Coast Guard is seeking to equip icebreaker vessels operating near the Arctic Ocean with cruise missiles for the first time as Washington hopes to gain a leg up in the “Cold War” brewing in the world’s coldest waters.
The Russian Foreign Ministry has accused the United States of a secret funding of opposition groups, aimed at destabilization of the country.
Even when temperatures drop below -60 degrees Celsius (-76 degrees Fahrenheit), life in Yakutia doesn’t stop. Check out these life hacks, that help local people continue their lives as normal during the notoriously severe Siberian winters.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan has rebuked claims that the Moscow-based broadcaster is propaganda any more than Voice of America, in an interview with NBC News.
Seeing a suspiciously high statistic on alcohol-related deaths in Russia during the winter holidays in a recent article in The Independent, the staff at Sputnik decided to check the figures for ourselves. What we found was not just a couple of simple mathematical and language-related errors, but something bordering on fake news.
Doping tests of Russian athletes during the Olympic Games in Sochi were transmitted during the day, rather than at night, when they were allegedly replaced, as the WADA informant, ex-head of the Moscow Anti-Doping Laboratory Grigory Rodchenkov claims, said Svetlana Petrenko, the spokesperson of the Investigative Committee of Russia.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Two minors who perpetrated a knife fight in a school in the Russian city of Perm were charged with attempted murder of two or more persons, Russian Investigative Committee spokeswoman Svetlana Petrenko said on Wednesday.
Self-proclaimed “information warfare” and US-Russia relations expert Molly McKew has accused Moscow of maintaining a policy under which Russia may nuke its own citizens- except she failed to provide a shred of evidence to this outrageous allegation.
Perm region children's ombudswoman Svetlana Denisova has provided new details on the identity of one of the attackers who injured over a dozen students and a teacher in a brutal knifing attack in the Russian city of Perm on Monday.
The emergency services remain on stand-by in Yakutia in Russia's Far East region, where temperatures have dropped below -65°C (-85°F ) – the threshold prompting local authorities to close secondary schools.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Cryptocurrencies have become a new challenge for governments and businesses, they may disappear in a few years, but the blockchain technology has a chance to become an everyday reality, as it happened with the Internet, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bombers have carried out a planned patrol flight over neutral waters the Barents, the Norwegian and the North seas, the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday.
In a build-up prior the forthcoming general election in September 2018, the Swedish government is planning to set up a new authority responsible for psychological defense. The perennial and widely speculated upon "Russian threat" has once again been used as a bogeyman.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov holds a press conference on Monday on the results of Russian diplomacy in 2017.
Eight students and a teacher received knife wounds in an attack carried out by two masked individuals in a school in Russia's city of Perm, the press secretary of the regional security ministry, Elena Dubinina, told Sputnik on Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - About 10 lawsuits will be filed this week in Russia by the country's citizens against US tech giant Apple over deliberately slowing the old iPhones, managing partner of law firm NLF Group Maxim Karpov told Sputnik on Monday.
"Faith has always accompanied us, it strengthened when our country, our people faced particularly difficult times," Putin said in an interview for the documentary film "Valaam," a clip from which was broadcast by the Russia 1 TV channel.
PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that the religious artifacts taken from the Valaam Orthodox Monastery in Russian Karelia to Finland should unite the countries in the spiritual sphere, and Russia should thank the Finns for their safety.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian political scientist and journalist, the head of Moscow-based Progressive Policy Foundation, Oleg Bondarenko, told Sputnik on Sunday that he had been banned from entering the European Union for a three-year period at the request of the Polish authorities.
A highly unusual incident has taken place in a small town in Russia’s Extreme North. Police detained a drunken man who stole a track tractor and drove into a supermarket to grab a bottle of wine.
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