The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided not to invite 13 Russian athletes and two coaches who were acquitted by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to participate in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Victor Matushin may be the coolest grandpa in the world, as he has built a planetarium to teach children astronomy.
Detectives investigating the mysterious death of Hollywood actress Natalie Wood have admitted they are struggling to interview her husband Robert Wagner who remains a "person of interest", according to police authorities.
Britain will have to spend considerable sums of money bolstering its defense and military capabilities after it has finally exited the European Union although it will have to spend it wisely and be more realistic about its future role in world affairs, a leading analyst has warned.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Iran’s cooperation with Russia and Turkey on Syria should continue until the decisive victory over terrorism in the country, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The Russian military intelligence service has managed to deliver the pilot's body from Idlib with the help of their Turkish colleagues. He was posthumously awarded the title of the Hero of Russia.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia does not threaten anyone but has the sovereign right to place weapons anywhere on its territory, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday, commenting on reports of Iskander deployment in the Kaliningrad region.
A record-breaking snow storm blanketed the Russian capital on Sunday night. But instead of hiding from it, some Moscow residents used the opportunity to make extra cash.
The Pentagon’s newly released nuclear doctrine, the Nuclear Posture Review, in which the US reaffirmed its commitment to arms control and nuclear nonproliferation, has drawn international criticism.
On Friday, US President Donald Trump authorized the release of a controversial memo claiming the FBI abused its authority while probing alleged Russian ties with the Trump campaign in 2016.
Europeans are becoming increasingly discontent over the issue of anti-Russian sanctions and distorted Crimea narrative, Vadim Kolesnichenko, the chairman of the presidium of the Internal Council of Russian Compatriots, has told Sputnik, commenting on the ongoing visit of German delegation to the peninsula.
The controversy surrounding the decision by Formula 1 bosses to ditch the traditional "grid girls" has taken a surprising new twist - as they will now be replaced by youngsters with links to motorsport racing.
Leading British actor Hugh Grant has settled a legal case against a UK newspaper publisher after the company admitted its reporters had hacked into his voice-mails over a 10 year period in order to get exclusive stories about him.
In recent months NATO has been increasing its activity in the Black Sea near the Crimean Peninsula, Radio Sputnik's contributor Sergei Ilyin notes, outlining apparent reasons behind the bloc's especial focus on the region. According to the journalist, Moscow has enough options to respond to any potential provocations near its borders.
At least one person has reportedly died and several have suffered various injuries in Moscow, which has seen more than half its average monthly snowfall in a single day beating the previous record set in 1957.
On February 3, a Russian pilot was killed during a fight with terrorists after his Su-25 bomber was shot down by Tahrir Al-Sham militants in Syria’s Idlib.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia and the United States should resume their dialogue on missile defense in light of the growing relevance of the subject, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia will not take any measures that are to its own detriment if decides to respond to a US "Kremlin Report," Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said.
A record-breaking snow storm has ravaged Moscow for the second day as some 20 thousand are without electricity in three Russian provinces, while snow levels are expected to top 62 centimeters. But of course Russians still think it’s a good thing!
The Russian Su-25 ground attack plane could have been shot down over a de-escalation zone in Syria by a man-portable air-defense (MANPAD) system, military expert Konstantin Sivkov told RIA Novosti
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