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, InfographicsUS Navy Mulls Moving Sub-Hunters to Alaska to Track China, Russiahttps://sputniknews.com/military/201812191070804840-us-navy-mulls-sub-hunters-alaska/https://sputniknews.com/military/201812191070804840-us-navy-mulls-sub-hunters-alaska/https://sputniknews.com/military/201811091069641870-usa-navy-arctic-low-conflict/https://sputniknews.com/military/201809271068390167-kalashnikov-arctic-special-forces/https://sputniknews.com/science/201809241068274411-rosatom-order-robot-arctic-minirels/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201811011069411042-denmark-greenland-china-oil/https://sputniknews.com/us/201812171070758202-us-icebreaker-arctic-drills/https://sputniknews.com/asia/201812051070402301-china-lng-tanker-winter/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812181070789064-us-navy-arctic/3Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:42:00 +0300The US Navy is considering whether to deploy submarine-hunting P-8 Poseidon aircraft to a Cold War-era base in Alaska in an effort to keep a closer eye on Chinese and Russian movements in the Arctic.articleMilitary & IntelligenceUS Confirms Its Commitment to Withdrawing From INF Treaty - Russian FMhttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201812181070801619-usa-russia-inf-treaty-withdrawal/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812181070801619-usa-russia-inf-treaty-withdrawal/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812181070786279-putin-russia-new-weapons/https://sputniknews.com/military/201812171070768553-pentagon-inf-treaty-talks/https://sputniknews.com/military/201812171070744334-russia-missile-forces-us-withdrawal/https://sputniknews.com/us/201812151070723628-us-russia-inf-treaty-whitehouse/https://sputniknews.com/military/201812151070708692-russia-introduces-resolution-inf-treaty/https://sputniknews.com/world/201812141070677201-russia-inf-treaty-withdrawal/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812181070786279-putin-russia-new-weapons/https://sputniknews.com/military/201812171070744334-russia-missile-forces-us-withdrawal/https://sputniknews.com/world/201812061070458751-inf-treaty-russia-us-60-days/3Tue, 18 Dec 2018 22:10:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States has not shown any specific evidence of Russia's violation of provisions of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said in an interview with the Kommersant newspaper.articleRussiaGuess What Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Likes to Eathttps://sputniknews.com/viral/201812181070796575-lavrov-food-music-preferences/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201812181070796575-lavrov-food-music-preferences/https://sputniknews.com/world/201812141070679792-lavrov-butina-deal-usa-court/https://sputniknews.com/world/201812071070476009-lavrov-osce-military/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201812071070471305-eu-kosovo-obligations-reputation/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812141070676407-black-sea-economic-organisation/3Tue, 18 Dec 2018 19:44:00 +0300The minister also said that he isn’t really a fan of rap music, and that while he likes canoeing, there’s one aspect of this type of activity that he isn’t fond of.articleViralUS Intends to Expand Navy Presence in Arctic, Ensure Space Leadership - Shoiguhttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201812181070789064-us-navy-arctic/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812181070789064-us-navy-arctic/https://sputniknews.com/military/201812161070727865-us-fleet-fail-against-russian-navy/https://sputniknews.com/us/201812141070701473-chinese-hackers-us-navy-contractors/https://sputniknews.com/us/201812061070455117-us-sees-russia-menacing-china-growing-threat-pacific-navy-secretary/https://sputniknews.com/us/201812111070587745-us-navy-missile-defence/2Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:57:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States intends to expand its Navy's presence in the Arctic as well as to ensure its military has an upper hand in terms of space, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday.articleRussiaMoscow Will Take Steps to Boost Security When US Leaves INF Treaty - Putinhttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201812181070786279-putin-russia-new-weapons/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812181070786279-putin-russia-new-weapons/https://sputniknews.com/world/201812071070476009-lavrov-osce-military/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201812071070469990-us-inf-treaty-withdrawal/https://sputniknews.com/world/201812061070458751-inf-treaty-russia-us-60-days/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812061070439621-iskander-m-missile-tests-inf-russia-us/https://sputniknews.com/world/201812081070513100-inf-treaty-31st-anniversary/3Tue, 18 Dec 2018 13:44:00 +0300Russian President Vladimir Putin has pointed out that the country's new weapons significantly increase the potential of Russia's army and navy, also adding to the balance of forces and global stability.articleRussiaRussia's Vostochny Cosmodrome to Have Only One Space Launch in 2019 - Sourcehttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201812181070781208-vostochny-cosmodrome-launch/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812181070781208-vostochny-cosmodrome-launch/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201707031055173353-vostochny-space-center-launches/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201707111055439219-vostochny-foreign-launches/https://sputniknews.com/science/201707111055439444-rusisa-heavy-rocket-vostochny/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201711281059490197-vostochny-soyuz-rocket/2Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:47:18 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) - There is only one launch planned to be conducted from Russia's Vostochny cosmodrome next year, a source in the space industry told Sputnik Tuesday.articleRussiaUS Visit of Russian Academy of Sciences Leadership Postponed - Vice Presidenthttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201812181070777632-usa-russia-ras-visit-postponement/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812181070777632-usa-russia-ras-visit-postponement/https://sputniknews.com/science/201812101070551620-mars-mission-lifespan/https://sputniknews.com/society/201812051070407082-russian-scientists-npp-safety/https://sputniknews.com/art_living/201812061070447911-russia-india-scinetists-autism/https://sputniknews.com/environment/201811291070233678-science-russia-crops-agriculture/https://sputniknews.com/science/201811191069936335-mythical-continent-arctida-discovered/https://sputniknews.com/science/201811191069936335-mythical-continent-arctida-discovered/3Tue, 18 Dec 2018 06:51:00 +0300WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The visit of the leadership of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) to the United States, during which a cooperation agreement with the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) was due to be signed, has been postponed "due to logistical issues and other unforeseen circumstances," NAS Senior Media Officer Sara Frueh told Sputnik.articleRussiaRussia to Decommission Carrier Vehicle With Ukraine-Made Components - Sourcehttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201812181070775863-russia-ukraine-space-vehicle-decommission/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812181070775863-russia-ukraine-space-vehicle-decommission/https://sputniknews.com/science/201812041070365512-russia-roscosmos-information-attack/https://sputniknews.com/science/201811151069818206-nasa-roscosmos-russia-usa/https://sputniknews.com/science/201811021069436261-roscosmos-rogozin-carrier-rocket-launch/https://sputniknews.com/science/201811151069818206-nasa-roscosmos-russia-usa/3Tue, 18 Dec 2018 03:28:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The last launches of the Rokot carrier rocket fitted with a Ukrainian-made control system will be carried out in 2019, then the vehicle will be decommissioned, a source in the space industry told Sputnik on Tuesday.articleRussiaMoscow to Establish Special Cybersecurity Department in Very Near Futurehttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201812171070761733-moscow-cybersecurity-department/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812171070761733-moscow-cybersecurity-department/https://sputniknews.com/interviews/201811131069774126-cybersecurity-technology-threats/https://sputniknews.com/science/201811141069799408-atm-hack-attacks-vulnerability/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201805041064129249-mccain-cyberattack-russia-reversed/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201811201069950003-russia-uk-cybersecurity-dialogue-accusations/3Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:13:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A special department for information security will be established within the Russian Foreign Ministry, Russia's Permanent Representative to International Organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov told Sputnik on Monday.articleRussiaPHOTOS of Stunning Light Pillars Emerging in Russian Skieshttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201812171070753741-light-pillars-russia/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812171070753741-light-pillars-russia/https://sputniknews.com/photo/20110909166580979/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201509121026910850-russia-arms-show-military-equipment-armata/https://sputniknews.com/video/20120824175404591/3Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:20:00 +0300The colourful light pillars in the sky over Russia's Nizhny Tagil in Sverdlovsk Oblast appeared due to ice crystallisation, and the natural phenomenon could occur as a result of a sudden drop in temperature, or moisture getting into the atmosphere, an engineer at the Kourovka Astronomical Observatory explained.articleRussiaRoof Collapse at Facility in Moscow Region Kills 3 - Emergency Serviceshttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201812171070751098-moscow-roof-collapse/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812171070751098-moscow-roof-collapse/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201811011069408080-fire-moscow-centre-building/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201806271065829943-roof-fire-moscow-mall/3Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:13:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Three people died on Monday as a result of a roof collapse at a production facility in the Russian city of Dzerzhinsky, located in the Moscow Region, a representative of the region's emergency services told Sputnik.articleRussiaRussian President Putin to Hold Annual Press Conference on December 20https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812171070751087-russia-putin-press-conference/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812171070751087-russia-putin-press-conference/3Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:46:00 +0300The upcoming annual press conference of Russian President Vladimir Putin is highly anticipated by the media, receiving around 1,650 accreditation requests so far, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.articleRussiaRussian Strategic Missile Forces to Get 100 New Pieces of Armament by Year-Endhttps://sputniknews.com/military/201812171070744670-russia-strategic-missile-forces/https://sputniknews.com/military/201812171070744670-russia-strategic-missile-forces/https://sputniknews.com/world/201812071070476009-lavrov-osce-military/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812051070402099-russia-border-radar-field/https://sputniknews.com/military/201812041070371254-kalibr-launch-nuclear-submarine/https://sputniknews.com/asia/201812121070618212-india-negotiates-russian-missile-defence/https://sputniknews.com/military/201812071070482187-9m729-missile-inf-treaty/2Mon, 17 Dec 2018 04:06:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian Strategic Missile Forces will receive around 100 new pieces of armament, including the Yars missile systems, Commander of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces Col. Gen. Sergei Karakaev said.articleMilitary & IntelligenceRussian Missile Forces Taking Into Account US Possible Withdrawal INF Treatyhttps://sputniknews.com/military/201812171070744334-russia-missile-forces-us-withdrawal/https://sputniknews.com/military/201812171070744334-russia-missile-forces-us-withdrawal/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201812071070482957-inf-deal-withdrawal-us-russia/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201812071070469990-us-inf-treaty-withdrawal/https://sputniknews.com/us/201812071070460999-usa-russia-inf-treaty-compliance/https://sputniknews.com/world/201812061070458751-inf-treaty-russia-us-60-days/https://sputniknews.com/military/201812151070708692-russia-introduces-resolution-inf-treaty/https://sputniknews.com/world/201812141070677201-russia-inf-treaty-withdrawal/2Mon, 17 Dec 2018 03:39:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian Strategic Missile Forces take into account consequences of the United States’ possible withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, while planning their actions, Commander of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces Col. Gen. Sergei Karakaev said.articleMilitary & IntelligenceRussian National Hockey Team Defeats Finnish Team 5-0, Wins Channel One Cuphttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201812161070739968-russian-hockey-team-wins/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812161070739968-russian-hockey-team-wins/https://sputniknews.com/sport/201812151070712494-ovechkin-hat-trick-hockey-record/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201812151070706854-retriever-puppy-hockey-team/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201806081065232815-russian-stanley-cup-meddling/3Sun, 16 Dec 2018 19:58:00 +0300ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - The Russian national hockey team on Sunday eked out a huge win over the Finnish team and won the Eurotour home stage — Channel One Cup.articleRussiaRussian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Urges Britons to Assess BBC Fake Newshttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201812161070738445-uk-bbc-fake-news/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812161070738445-uk-bbc-fake-news/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201811151069823840-bbc-live-interview-fail/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201809071067836510-Blair-interview-BBC-backlash/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201808031066928211-bbc-under-fire-dishonest-educational-clip/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201812151070705375-yellow-vest-movement-france-protests/3Sun, 16 Dec 2018 18:29:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova urged the UK public to assess the activities of the BBC broadcaster, which is seeking at any cost to find any proof of Moscow’s alleged role in the "yellow vests" protests in France and is effectively engaged in producing fake news.articleRussiaAt Least 5 Injured in Helicopter's Hard Landing in Russia's Tomsk Regionhttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201812161070733614-helicopter-hard-landing/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812161070733614-helicopter-hard-landing/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201811231070066979-kremlin-helicopter-flight-drills/https://sputniknews.com/us/201811131069765173-california-fire-helicopter-cards-freeway/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201810301069339690-professor-explains-leicester-helicopter-crash/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201811271070174218-helicopter-fighter-transfer/3Sun, 16 Dec 2018 13:54:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least five people were injured as a result of a hard landing of a Mi-8 helicopter in Russia's Tomsk Region on Sunday, a representative of the dispatch office of the administration of Kedrovy town, where the incident occurred, told Sputnik.articleRussia2 Killed, 5 Injured Including Three Children After Blaze Broke Out Near Moscowhttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201812161070728963-two-killed-five-injured-moscow/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812161070728963-two-killed-five-injured-moscow/https://sputniknews.com/us/201812081070518004-tired-abuse-trump-housekeeper-turns0out-be-illegal-migrant/https://sputniknews.com/society/201812131070666770-santa-shouts-obscenities-christmas-event/3Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:05:00 +0300Two people died and five were injured including three children after a fire broke out in one of dormitories in a town of Peresvet in Moscow area, Russia.articleRussiaUS Vows to Work With EU States Against 'Russian Aggression' After Kerch Rowhttps://sputniknews.com/us/201812161070727007-usa-eu-work-against-russia/https://sputniknews.com/us/201812161070727007-usa-eu-work-against-russia/https://sputniknews.com/world/201812011070310446-volker-kerch-sanctions/https://sputniknews.com/us/201812081070499402-usa-russia-treasury-sanctions-deadline-extension/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201812121070624339-germany-russia-sanctions/https://sputniknews.com/business/201811151069831420-iran-russia-swift-system-us-sanctions/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201812141070692968-german-chancellor-merkel-press-conference-brussels-eu/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201812141070696355-eu-parliament-nord-stream2-resolution/2Sun, 16 Dec 2018 03:15:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The United States will continue working with European countries as a unified front against Russia’s "aggression," the US State Department said in a statement, commenting on the Kerch Strait incident.articleUSAt Least One Dead After Gas Explosion in Russian City of Vologdahttps://sputniknews.com/russia/201812161070725686-one-dead-gas-explosion-vologda-russia/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201812161070725686-one-dead-gas-explosion-vologda-russia/https://sputniknews.com/us/201811271070154276-gas-leak-causes-minnesota-explosion/https://sputniknews.com/latam/201812061070428840-dominican-republic-blast-casualties/https://sputniknews.com/us/201808151067198510-Nine-Injure-Explosion-Denver-Building/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201807091066179837-france-gas-explosion/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201611061047110561-ivanovo-gas-explosion-death-toll/3Sun, 16 Dec 2018 00:58:00 +0300A household gas eplosion occured in Russian northwestern city of Vologda, which led to one dead and seven injured, local emergency service said.articleRussia