Sputnik International - Breaking News & Analysis - Radio, Photos, Videos, Infographicshttps://sputniknews.comSputnik is a major new media brand with modern multimedia centers in dozens of countries. Sputnik is uniquely positioned as a provider of alternative news content and as a radio broadcaster. Offering a fuller picture of the world with a truly diverse range of views, Sputnik tells the untold.enSputnik International - Breaking News & Analysis - Radio, Photos, Videos, InfographicsCosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin Discusses Failed Soyuz Launch in Interview (VIDEO)https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810161068922388-soyuz-incident-cosmonaut/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810161068922388-soyuz-incident-cosmonaut/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810131068847253-russia-space-iss-crew-return-soyuz-inspection-safety/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810121068819543-roscosmos-new-flight-iss/https://sputniknews.com/world/201810111068805165-iss-scenarios-manned-launch/3Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:48:00 +0300Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin, in an exclusive RT interview, speaks about the failed liftoff of the Soyuz MS-10.articleRussiaNorwegian Man Starts Travel Firm, Offers Tours to Crimea Despite Sanctionshttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201810161068921866-norway-crimea-traveling/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810161068921866-norway-crimea-traveling/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201810091068712475-bosnia-and-herzegovina-russia-crimea-recognition/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201809301068460638-norwegian-visit-crimea/3Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:27:50 +0300Hendrik Weber, the owner of the newly-founded company, considers the sanctions against Russia a "violation of human rights" and doesn't think it's unethical to go against them.articleRussia'Business Interests Win Over Political Rhetoric' Despite US Sanctions - VPhttps://sputniknews.com/business/201810161068918596-business-usa-russia-transneft/https://sputniknews.com/business/201810161068918596-business-usa-russia-transneft/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201810121068823530-punitive-action-by-us-india-s400/https://sputniknews.com/us/201810111068774801-usa-russia-china-north-korea-denuclearization/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201810051068638225-gas-russia-iran-sanctions/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810091068740028-russia-nord-stream-sanctions-construction/3Tue, 16 Oct 2018 05:34:35 +0300SAN FRANCISCO (Sputnik) - Transneft’s cooperation with industry peers such as Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron and Exxon Mobil despite US sanctions shows how business interests prevail over political rhetoric, the company’s Vice President Mikhail Margelov told reporters at the Fort Ross Dialogue.articleBusiness'May Become Catastrophic': Serbian Patriarch on Constantinople Ukraine Decisionhttps://sputniknews.com/europe/201810161068918384-serbia-patriarch-constantinople-ukraine/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201810161068918384-serbia-patriarch-constantinople-ukraine/https://sputniknews.com/world/201809241068275506-constantinople-cause-orthodox-schism/https://sputniknews.com/society/201809131067984169-russia-ukraine-orthodox-church-split-support/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201809111067936742-constantinople-ukraine-churches/https://sputniknews.com/world/201810111068804237-orthodox-church-constantinople-eucharistic-communion/3Tue, 16 Oct 2018 05:03:50 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church Irinej called the Constantinople Patriarchate’s decision to grant independence to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church as a catastrophic move.articleEuropeRussian Diplomats to Provide Consular Services in San Francisco Within Monthhttps://sputniknews.com/us/201810161068917305-russia-usa-diplomats/https://sputniknews.com/us/201810161068917305-russia-usa-diplomats/https://sputniknews.com/us/201804201063736930-bolton-antonov-meet-white-house/https://sputniknews.com/us/201808231067406604-us-russia-sailors-varyag/https://sputniknews.com/world/201808211067351880-us-alaska-shale-gas-russia/https://sputniknews.com/world/201809051067758868-russian-embassy-us/3Tue, 16 Oct 2018 03:43:47 +0300SAN FRANCISCO (Sputnik) - Employees of the Consular Section of the Russian Embassy in the United States will visit San Francisco within one month to provide consular services to locals, Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov told reporters on the sidelines of the Fort Ross Dialogue Forum in San Francisco.articleUSUK Defence Ministry Expects Boost of 'Russian Engagement' – Reporthttps://sputniknews.com/military/201810161068916083-uk-russia-defence-ministry/https://sputniknews.com/military/201810161068916083-uk-russia-defence-ministry/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201810011068474185-uk-chemical-weapons-high-price/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201809231068266564-joshua-knocks-out-povetkin/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201809191068175736-uk-foreign-office-russia-vostok/https://sputniknews.com/military/201810081068694240-uk-russia-drones/3Tue, 16 Oct 2018 02:18:00 +0300LONDON (Sputnik) – The UK Defence Ministry said in a report that the Russian engagement in the wider international arena would increase in the upcoming years.articleMilitary & IntelligenceCalifornia Governor Hopes to Open US-Russian Business, Academic Dialoguehttps://sputniknews.com/business/201810161068915003-usa-russia-business-cooperation/https://sputniknews.com/business/201810161068915003-usa-russia-business-cooperation/https://sputniknews.com/science/201810151068913214-astronaut-iss-russia-usa-cooperation/https://sputniknews.com/world/201810141068871679-trump-us-space-force-russia-china/https://sputniknews.com/us/201810141068866875-usa-russia-california-silicon-valley-cooperation/https://sputniknews.com/military/201808041066941197-russia-usa-syria-cooperation-memo/3Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:30:15 +0300SAN FRANCISCO (Sputnik) - California Governor Jerry Brown told reporters that he is hopeful Russia and the United States will find a way to boost business and academic dialogue.articleBusinessRussian Seismologists Register 5.4-Magnitude Earthquake Near Kuril Islandshttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201810161068914871-russia-kuril-islands-earthquake/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810161068914871-russia-kuril-islands-earthquake/https://sputniknews.com/asia/201810111068781285-indonesia-java-earthquake/https://sputniknews.com/environment/201810111068777545-papua-new-guinea-earthquake/https://sputniknews.com/environment/201810071068684839-haiti-earthquake-death-toll/3Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:20:34 +0300PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY (Russia) (Sputnik) – A 5.4-magnitude earthquake occurred on Tuesday near Russia’s Far East Kuril Islands, the Kamchatka Territory branch of the Geophysical Survey of the Russian Academy of Sciences (GS RAS) told Sputnik.articleRussiaLebanese Orthodox Party Backs Russian Orthodox Church in Constantinople Rowhttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201810161068914713-lebanon-orthodox-russia-constantinople/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810161068914713-lebanon-orthodox-russia-constantinople/https://sputniknews.com/world/201810121068825259-ukraine-russia-constantinople-orthodox-church/https://sputniknews.com/world/201810111068804237-orthodox-church-constantinople-eucharistic-communion/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201810071068671035-greece-ukraine-church-independence/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201810131068861665-constantinople-ukraine-church-split/3Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:10:30 +0300BEIRUT (Sputnik) - The Russian Orthodox Church has made the right decision to sever ties with the Patriarchate of Constantinople after the latter launched preparations for granting independence to the non-canonical Orthodox Church in Ukraine, the leader of the Lebanese Orthodox (Al Mashriq) party told Sputnik on Monday.articleRussiaAstronaut Kelly Doubts Aborted Soyuz Flight Will Affect US-Russia Cooperationhttps://sputniknews.com/science/201810151068913214-astronaut-iss-russia-usa-cooperation/https://sputniknews.com/science/201810151068913214-astronaut-iss-russia-usa-cooperation/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810111068778972-russia-unmanned-spacecraft-launch-timing/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810121068816426-russia-spacecraft-soyuz-safety-design/https://sputniknews.com/world/201810141068871679-trump-us-space-force-russia-china/https://sputniknews.com/science/201810131068852358-russia-iss-shutdown/3Mon, 15 Oct 2018 23:47:39 +0300WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Last week’s aborted Soyuz flight to ISS will create short-term logistical challenges but is unlikely to hinder the ability of the United States and Russia to work together in exploring outer space, US veteran Astronaut Scott Kelly, who commanded the ISS on three expeditions, said in an interview on Monday.articleTechProbe Launched Into Death of Alleged Nigerian Prince Married to Russian Womanhttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201810151068902351-nigerian-prince-dies-in-russia/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810151068902351-nigerian-prince-dies-in-russia/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201808291067571947-theresa-may-modern-slavery/https://sputniknews.com/volgograd-worldcup-2018/201806211065637443-nigeria-volgograd-weather/https://sputniknews.com/business/201805251064802929-rosneft-oil-africa-spief/https://sputniknews.com/worldcup-2018-archive/201806151065454250-nigeria-russian-women-world-cup-dating/https://sputniknews.com/society/201806141065386163-nigerian-man-buries-father-in-bmw/https://sputniknews.com/worldcup-2018/201806081065240886-nigeria-envoy-on-russia-racism-claims/https://sputniknews.com/worldcup-2018/201806081065240886-nigeria-envoy-on-russia-racism-claims/https://sputniknews.com/worldcup-2018-archive/201805291064907317-blacks-russia-life-media/3Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:30:00 +0300Gabriel Segun Ajayi, a 32-year-old Nigerian married to a 50-year-old resident of the Vologda region, died of a massive heart attack at a dance club Friday night in the city of Cherepovets, about 500 km north of Moscow.articleRussia'Secret' Israeli Paper Details Alleged Plan to Save Iran from Sanctions - Reporthttps://sputniknews.com/business/201810151068890998-iran-russia-oil-us-sanctions/https://sputniknews.com/business/201810151068890998-iran-russia-oil-us-sanctions/https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201810141068879345-iran-sanctions-fail/https://sputniknews.com/world/201810141068872463-iran-president-rouhani-us-sanctions/https://sputniknews.com/world/201810131068854399-iran-oil-india-s-400-us-sanctions/https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201810111068798031-us-terrorists-minister/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201810091068725638-eu-iran-swift/3Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:31:00 +0300Ahead of the new wave of anti-Iranian sanctions, bound to come in force in November and impact the Islamic Republic’s oil exports, the Israeli outlet Maco has reported about an alleged secret agreement between Moscow and Teheran. Russia is reportedly planning to aid Iran to prevent economic damage with tacit support from Europe.articleBusinessRussian Legislator Boasts 'S-700' Air Defense Could 'Shut Down' the Planethttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201810151068890286-zhirinovsky-s-700-statement/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810151068890286-zhirinovsky-s-700-statement/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201810111068799126-saudi-arabia-s-300-russia/https://sputniknews.com/us/201810101068753778-us-warplanes-upgrade/https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201810061068662547-israel-us-f-35-supplies-syria/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201810061068642382-russia-syria-s300/https://sputniknews.com/military/201810071068680982-s300-delivery-new-footage/3Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:47:27 +0300It emerged earlier this month that Moscow had supplied S-300 air defense systems to Syria, raising concerns in Israel and the United States. The move followed the accidental downing of a Russian Il-20 surveillance aircraft on September 20.articleRussiaRussian Cosmonaut Reveals What ISS Crew Truly Fearshttps://sputniknews.com/science/201810141068877916-cosmonauts-astronauts-real-fear/https://sputniknews.com/science/201810141068877916-cosmonauts-astronauts-real-fear/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810141068875346-soyuz-booster-failure-russia/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810131068863761-russia-space-probe-soyuz/https://sputniknews.com/science/201810131068852358-russia-iss-shutdown/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810131068859316-photo-iss-soyuz-launch/3Sun, 14 Oct 2018 17:38:31 +0300The cosmonaut also explained that cosmonauts and astronauts alike all hope that everything goes according to plan.articleTechRussian Strongman Pulls 11,000 Ton Ship, Setting New World Record (PHOTOS)https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810141068876850-russian-ship-pulling-record/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810141068876850-russian-ship-pulling-record/https://sputniknews.com/videoclub/201706291055055523-russia-strongman-stunt/https://sputniknews.com/art_living/201508111025625884-russian-strongman-moves-t34-tank/https://sputniknews.com/videoclub/201502231018645176/3Sun, 14 Oct 2018 16:54:00 +0300Russian powerlifter and Guinness World Record holder Ivan Savkin has a penchant for moving unbelievably heavy objects, including trucks, busses, trains, airplanes and even tanks.articleRussiaSoyuz Booster Failure: Russia Understands Incident Reasons – Head of Missionhttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201810141068875346-soyuz-booster-failure-russia/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810141068875346-soyuz-booster-failure-russia/https://sputniknews.com/science/201810131068852358-russia-iss-shutdown/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810121068825014-russia-soyuz-failure-conclusions/https://sputniknews.com/world/201810111068800917-russia-us-soyuz-space-iss/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810131068859316-photo-iss-soyuz-launch/3Sun, 14 Oct 2018 15:36:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian experts understand what caused the failure of a Soyuz rocket booster that aborted this Thursday’s launch of a manned mission to the International Space Station (ISS), the head of the mission to the station’s Russian segment said on Sunday.articleRussiaAgriculture an Important Growth Driver of Russian Economy - Putinhttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201810141068868503-russia-agriculture-economy-growth/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810141068868503-russia-agriculture-economy-growth/https://sputniknews.com/business/201810071068684304-germany-russia-business-investment/https://sputniknews.com/business/201810041068580754-russia-dedollarization-economy/https://sputniknews.com/world/201809271068402154-us-treasury-russia-sanctions-tools-limited/https://sputniknews.com/business/201808311067632785-russia-wto-us-economy/https://sputniknews.com/business/201808271067516133-moodys-russia-usa-sanctions-economy-impact/https://sputniknews.com/business/201808271067516133-moodys-russia-usa-sanctions-economy-impact/3Sun, 14 Oct 2018 05:21:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The agriculture sector is an important engine of growth of the Russian economy, Russian President Vladimir Putin said pointing at the record grain harvest of 135 million tonnes last year.articleRussiaRussian Space Corp Gets Telemetry Data, Video to Probe Soyuz Fall – Roscosmoshttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201810131068863761-russia-space-probe-soyuz/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810131068863761-russia-space-probe-soyuz/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810131068854825-iss-launch-soyuz/https://sputniknews.com/science/201704151052674986-soyuz-baikonur-launch-pad/https://sputniknews.com/world/20120722174718813/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810131068854825-iss-launch-soyuz/3Sat, 13 Oct 2018 21:25:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia’s Energia Rocket and Space Corporation (RSC Energia) has received telemetry data as well as materials from the video recorder from the Soyuz-FG launch vehicle, Russia's space agency Roscosmos said.articleRussiaRussian Pop Star Wannabe Blocks Moscow Motorway to Perform Twerking (VIDEO)https://sputniknews.com/viral/201810131068863402-instagram-twerk-traffic/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201810131068863402-instagram-twerk-traffic/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201810051068615136-nobel-prize-winner-dacing/https://sputniknews.com/us/201711041058803040-strippers-strike-nyc-protest-bartenders-unfair-work-practices/3Sat, 13 Oct 2018 20:51:00 +0300The group of girls, dancing in tiny shorts on one of the busiest roads in the Russian capital, has enraged some drivers and amused others. An aspiring singer, Instagrammer, and, incidentally, a wife of a town councilor from Moscow region turned out to be the woman behind the performance.articleViralPHOTOS of Failed Russian Soyuz Rocket Launch Seen From ISS Releasedhttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201810131068859316-photo-iss-soyuz-launch/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810131068859316-photo-iss-soyuz-launch/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201810131068854825-iss-launch-soyuz/https://sputniknews.com/science/201810131068852358-russia-iss-shutdown/https://sputniknews.com/science/201810121068837950-3d-printer-soyuz-iss/https://sputniknews.com/world/201810111068800917-russia-us-soyuz-space-iss/https://sputniknews.com/world/201810111068785038-accident-soyuz/3Sat, 13 Oct 2018 17:04:00 +0300A Russian cosmonaut has uploaded snaps of the final moments of the spacecraft's attempt to make its way to the station with two new ISS crew members, Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague, on board. They were taken after the ship left the Earth’s atmosphere, but before it aborted its mission.articleRussia