A Russian Aerospace Forces commander has revealed that their primary goals with regard to upgrading warning systems and extending radiolocation centres is so that it will take less time to intercept a potential attack and make a well-calculated decision.
Sometimes you eat the bear... and sometimes the bear eats you. But it is not a good plan for someone who has a lot of things to do – so you have to think fast and outsmart the predator… or get out of its reach.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Moscow City Court has ruled to keep in place the verdict passed to blogger Vladislav Sinitsa, who was sentenced to five years in prison over a tweet that was interpreted as a threat against children of Russian law enforcement officers.
Secretary of the Russian Union of Journalists Timur Shafir said that the organisation is trying to contact the Iranian side in order to get information about the incident and shed light on the accusations against the woman.
The flames engulfed around 3,900 square metres and caused a roof collapse. At the moment, there are no official reports about casualties. Emergency services arrived at the site of the incident and are extinguishing the flames.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A nuclear reactor of Russia’s flagship icebreaker Arktika, built under Project 22220, has been physically launched, a representative of Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom said on Friday.
Employees from the Russian Arctic National Park in the Franz Josef Land Archipelago said the remains were a rarity, since the animals, as a rule, die in the water, with storms and ice completely swallowing up and destroying their remains over time.
North and south have swapped places numerous times in the turbulent past of our planet. While researchers are debating if new changes are coming for Earth’s magnetic field, believed to protect us from space radiation, the discovery in Siberia has shed a light on the various times that this geomagnetic cover seemingly went nuts.
The Russian resort city of Sochi is hosting a meeting of the prominent political forum, the Valdai Discussion Club, which brings together high-profile politicians, lawmakers and top experts from across the globe, to discuss the topic "The Dawn of the East and the World Political Order."
Last week, Russian border guards detained three North Korean schooners and several motorboats that had violated the borders of the exclusive economic zone.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian Energy Week will open in Moscow on Wednesday with a plenary session featuring President Vladimir Putin, OPEC Secretary-General Mohammed Barkindo and chiefs of world energy companies.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - According to a spokesman for the Russian Investigative Committee, a man who stabbed the officer had been on a register of people with mental health issues.
Construction was almost complete in the late 80s, but a wave of protests that erupted over the Chernobyl incident stalled the process. In 1991 the plant was mothballed and handed over to the regional authorities.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian lawmaker Vasily Vlasov, first deputy chairman of the lower house's committee for natural resources, has invited 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg to deliver a speech in the Russian lower house, the State Duma, for the country's youth.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will not be able to attend the Russian Energy Week forum that kicks off in Moscow on October 2, Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said.
Russia has been repeatedly accused of meddling in the US elections by Western powers. However, subsequent probes failed to find evidence pointing to any Russian interference in the US election. Moscow has strongly denied the accusations from the very beginning.
MADRID (Sputnik) - The suspect was arrested on 20 September in the Valencia airport, where he had arrived together with his girlfriend and child. He has attended a hearing at the Spanish National Court via video link.
Vladimir Putin said last year that the ice cream was “the most delicious” in Russia; there is a chance now that the president will be able to have a treat on his overseas visits.
Earlier this month, actor Pavel Ustinov left Moscow's pretrial detention centre after a court changed his measure of restraint from custody to recognizance not to leave town.
Pavel Ustinov was initially convicted on charges of hurting a policeman but was later released, pending an appeal, following a sizeable public backlash.