MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Singer Yulia Samoilova will represent Russia at the 2018 Eurovision song contest that will be held in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon on May 8 - 12, Russia's Channel One broadcaster reported on Sunday.
Sputnik takes a look back at the top five unusual weapons finding their way into Russian criminals' hands over the years.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - In an interview for the film 'Putin' Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke about the development of the country's armed forces as well as cautioning against any distortion of history as a means of avoiding a recurrence of fascism.
One week ahead of the Russian presidential election, President Vladimir Putin appeared in a feature-length promotional film, where he shared some of his core beliefs
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) thwarted a terrorist attack in Russia's Saratov Region plotted by a clandestine terrorist cell, the FSB said Sunday.
According to restoration specialists, the tank, which has been stuck at the bottom of the sea in Kola Bay for over 70 years, has remained reasonably well-preserved, and can be expected to be repaired, restored, and put on public display for this year's Victory Day celebrations.
Russian figure skater Alexandra Trusova has become the first woman to land two quadruple jumps in one free skate routine at the International Skating Union (ISU) World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Aerospace Forces conducted successful launch of the hypersonic aviation and missile system dubbed Kinzhal ("Dagger"), the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.
An elderly woman from St. Petersburg has decided to find her husband who left 30 years ago to divorce him, according to the Russian Fontanka newspaper.
A team of St. Petersburg geneticists have brought tissue samples of the alien creature with an elongated skull and only three fingers and toes, to Russia to try to break its genome.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that he has been thinking about a successor since assuming office in 2000.
Moving at more than five times the speed of sound and able to maneuver in unpredictable patterns previously unthinkable at high velocities, hypersonic weapons are poised to change the face of modern warfare.
The images of Russian President Vladimir Putin riding a bear while shirtless have already become iconic, flooding social media, with many wondering if they are real.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the continued mutual accusations between Moscow and Washington would lead nowhere and acknowledged that US President Donald Trump realized that too.
Once more, a Russian intelligence ship is conducting operations just off the coast of the southeastern United States. The SSV-175 Viktor Leonov remains in international waters, but is only a few dozen miles away from a major US ballistic missile submarine base in Georgia.
World famous Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was born on March 9, 1934. Today, he would have turned 84. Here are some interesting facts about the first man in history to travel to outer space.
The Kalashnikov Concern has posted a video of the field tests of its all-new Soratnik ("Brother in Arms") and Nakhlebnik ("Freeloader"), automated strike vehicles at sub-zero temperatures.
The drone with aircraft number 10-2043 reportedly took off from the Sicilian air station Sigonella and cruised along the western and southern coastlines of the Crimean peninsula.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Embassy in Washington DC on Thursday offered to send a formal invitation for a meeting between the Russian and US foreign ministers via Twitter, after the US State Department denied receiving it by more conventional means.
These amazing Russian women are of different ages, have different professions and places of birth, but they share the Gold Star medal of Hero of the Russian Federation, awarded to them for their acts of valor and lifetime achievements.
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