MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A Russian woman who tried to obtain national secret military information at the request of the Ukrainian Defence Ministry has been detained in Russia's southern city of Sevastopol, the country's Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Friday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian Ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, has asked prominent international human rights groups to help settle medical and legal issues facing Russian national Konstantin Yaroshenko, who is serving a 20-year term in a US prison.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian Defence Ministry on Friday released a video showing a test launch of the Topol intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from the Kapustin Yar site, located in the southern Astrakhan Region.
DOHA (Sputnik) - Moscow has for the first time won the main nomination of the World Travel Awards (WTA) — as "The Best Travel Destination. City", bypassing London, Paris and St. Petersburg, the head of the Moscow tourism committee, Ekaterina Pronicheva told Sputnik on Thursday after the WTA Grand Final Gala Ceremony in Muscat, Oman.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The prospective super heavy-lift launch vehicle should be engaged in additional scientific projects apart from the planned Moon landing, aerospace industry sources said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Russian national Maria Butina who had served a prison term in the United States asked a US court for voluntary dismissal of the appeal, her public defender A.J. Kramer said in a court filing.
Previously, the Russian president also spoke about his youthful fascination with boxing and what led him to give up this particular sport.
UFA, Russia (Sputnik) - The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has exposed an attempt by a resident of the western city of Izhevsk to sell information about national secret military space developments to foreign special services, the FSB's department for the Udmurt Republic said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian scientists have developed a technology for the industrial production of metal sheets from new types of steel that have unique characteristics making it possible to use these steel grades in the difficult climate conditions of the Arctic.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian military-purpose satellite that was launched from the Plesetsk space centre in the north of the country on Monday evening has entered into orbit, the Russian Defence Ministry has announced.
Ludmila Verbitska, an honorary doctor at a number of foreign universities and a decorated professor, had held the post of president of the prestigious Saint Petersburg State University after a period as a rector 1994-2008.
The Internet’s love for crazy dash cam videos from Russia might somewhat exaggerate the situation on the roads, but sometimes the weather really is very harsh. Thus, on occasion, a tank can seem like the best option to travel across the country – and to help those in trouble drive back home.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The US Congress plans to block the further construction of the Russia-sponsored Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline by passing a defence bill that would extend sanctions on the project's European partners, the US Defenсe News media outlet reported, citing US Senator Jim Risch.
It’s not a surprise that 20th century culture was full of memes – and some of them were pretty elaborate – but it lacked the Internet and its various broadcasting platforms to make them as common as they are today.
The news comes amid recent reports about the Russian military boosting its high-tech research, and plans to create multifunctional robotic machines for elaborate combat tasks by 2025.
While China is struggling to end a tariff war with the US, Beijing continues to try to lure foreign direct investment into the country with reduced regulation. In a November guideline, the Chinese government outlined 20 policies to create a more foreign-friendly business environment.
The violent protests that engulfed the Latin American country earlier this month has led to the resignation of President Evo Morales and a shift in power, with numerous countries refusing to recognise the interim government.
Top diplomats from G20 member nations have gathered in the city of Nagoya for a two-day conference, the last major event hosted under the 2019 Japanese presidency of the group.
NAGOYA, Japan (Sputnik) - Tokyo has promised to address Russia's security-related concerns regarding the development of Japan's military and political alliance with the United States amid statements by the latter saying it viewed Russia as one its key national security threats, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday.
Judging by her dainty looks, no one would guess that this young lady is a professional boxer, let alone Europe's best in her field.