A Mi-8 helicopter, belonging to Russia's protection unit, crashed in Russia's region of Chechnya, leaving three people dead. Their bodies were found at the crash site.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The level of equipment of the Russian Land Forces with modern weapons has tripled in comparison with 2012, Russian Land Forces Commander, Col. Gen. Oleg Salyukov said on Wednesday.
Darya Kartyshova of Nizhny Novgorod will represent Russia at the iconic Miss Earth pageant this year.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Russian side has sent a inquiry for a meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his US counterpart Rex Tillerson on March 2, but is yet to receive a proper response from the US side, the country’s Embassy to the United States said on Wednesday.
Another day, another set of allegations levied against Russia. The latest two come from Christopher Steele, author of a memo alleging that Russia blocked Mitt Romney from becoming secretary of state in 2017, and the British media, which has strongly implied that Moscow assassinated a British double agent via poisoning on Monday.
A Russian An-26 military transport aircraft crashed during landing at Syria's Hmeymim airfield Tuesday afternoon, killing the 33 passengers and six crew members on board. All were members of Russia's Armed Forces, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has admitted the danger of human workers being replaced with AI-driven robots. The statement came as he was visiting the Uralvagonzavod factory in Nizhny Tagil, 25 kilometers east of Russia’s Europe-Asia border.
The richest man of Russia, according to Forbes, is Vladimir Lisin, the main shareholder of the Novolipetsk Steel Plant. His fortune is valued at 19.1 billion dollars.
It seems that last week’s statements by the US president with regard to customs duties on imported light metals will likely play into the hands of Russian gold miners and traders alike.
Soviet-Russian cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova is celebrating her 81st birthday today. In honor of the occasion, Sputnik found some interesting facts about her life, her character, and the fateful mission in June 1963 which put her into the history books.
The Russophobic hysteria that gripped the West during recent years appears to be veering into the irrational, as even destructive weather phenomena are being blamed on the Kremlin’s machinations, according to the Russian foreign minister.
PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY (Russia) (Sputnik) - A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit Russia’s Far Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula on Tuesday, the Geophysical Survey of the Russian Academy of Sciences (GS RAS) said.
Exports of fine gold from Rssia increased 2,5 times to 56,6 tons (1,82 million oz) last year, compared to 22,4 tons in 2016, according to the Russian State Assaying Chamber under the Ministry of Finance.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Countries willing to engage in defense industry cooperation with Russia are facing unprecedented pressure, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the board of the Federal Security Service (FSB); he addressed key aspects of the agency's work and set goals for the development of the country's security apparatus.
The Iskander-M is Russian short-range ballistic missile system, equipped with supersonic, guided nuclear-capable missiles which have a range of up to 500 kilometers and are fully controlled at every stage of their flight path.
Gevorg Mirzayan, a foreign policy and politics expert, detailed why many in the United States will have difficulty understanding Russian President Vladimir Putin’s true message.
ROME (Sputnik) - The idea that Russia could meddle in the elections in Western countries is "ridiculous," the leader of Italy's right-wing Brothers of Italy (Fratelli d'Italia) party told Sputnik in an interview.
A driver in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg in the Ural Mountains has managed to capture the fall of what researchers claimed was an extremely fast meteor, according to local media reports.
The only female candidate at the upcoming Russian Presidential election was attacked in downtown Moscow according to the former reality show host's headquarters.
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