Russia and China are set to establish a pilot zone to test the Russian GLONASS and Chinese BeiDou satellite navigation systems on passenger and freight transportation routes going through Kraskino - Hunchun and Poltavka - Dongning checkpoints on the border in Russia's Primorsky Territory, the Russian Transport Ministry said.
RT has rolled out a series of ads in airports across Russia that troll numerous US allegations against Russia over alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The ads have attracted the attention of major US mainstream media and social media users.
Usually, tweets posted by US President Donald Trump receive thousands of replies from supporters, haters and trolls. But this guy has started a whole new thing: he is responding to Trump as if they have been good ol’ friends for ages.
Sumo wrestling is a competitive sport, which originated in Japan. It carries with it many ancient traditions and rituals. But what kind of life do sumo wrestlers actually lead? Sputnik takes a look.
Luis Fonsi’s megahit song “Despacito” has got received an ethnically-themed makeover by a quartet of musicians from…Siberia!
Until recently, the prevailing opinion both within the Jewish community and beyond was that anti-Semitism had receded to the point that it existed only on the margins of society. However, evidence indicates that there has been a reversal of this progress since 2000, which has created anxiety within the Jewish community.
The UK government is planning to probe artificial intelligence (AI) data, in a bid to try and understand better the ethical and social implications of technology on consumers.
After Leonardo DiCaprio was seen strolling around New York City with a purple plastic bag tied at his waist, the internet lost sleep over the actor’s “street fashion” ideas.
Hyperloop,the controversial subsonic train Tesla and SpaceX's Elon Musk has been working on for more than four years now, is raising many questions with critics warning that the project is technically flawed and poses a risk to passengers.
Researchers at the National University of Science and Technology MISIS (NUST MISIS) have developed a universal protective filter against ultraviolet radiation by modifying zinc oxide nanoparticles. Transparency is the highlight of the new technology. There is also a Russian patent for the technology.
The majestic yet vulnerable polar bear, an iconic symbol of Arctic wildlife, remains the perennial focus of environmentalists' attention. On the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, polar bears themselves have been found to pose a threat to the local animal population.
Fate smiled again on the crew of a fishing boat who caught a giant squid during a trawl 240 kilometers (150 miles) off the coast of Ireland.
While wreckage of German World War II-era submarines are rather common in the Norwegian fjords, the recent expedition off the city of Bergen focuses on a different kind of relic. Norwegian researchers are going down to the wreckage of a US submarine, which ended its days following arguably the least successful polar missions of all time.
Using attractive designs, handwritten calligraphy and augmented reality (AR) technology, Chinese universities are innovating acceptance letters to deliver their unique characters to freshmen.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced the alarming results of research that shows more than 100 million US adults are living with diabetes or are somewhere in the "prediabetes" spectrum.
A terrifying wildfire has devoured more than 70 square miles of Mariposa County in California, triggering a series of evacuations as state officials work desperately to prevent the fire from reaching Yosemite National Park.
After barging into his daughter’s classroom and physically assaulting a boy accused of bullying his child, a father in Singapore was sentenced to two weeks in jail. Now a court claims the punishment is not harsh enough.
A new Earth-sized exoplanet has been discovered with a peculiar and ultra-short orbit around its host star, completing a revolution every four hours and 20 minutes. There’s a joke in there somewhere, but we don’t know what it’d be.
The New Jersey politician everyone loves to hate, Chris Christie, got booed big-time at a baseball game after catching a foul ball as the Mets played the Cardinals in Queens on Tuesday.
Shopaholic women in Shanghai no longer have to drag their hubbies with them around the mall, thanks to the “husband storage” facilities recently offered in a Shanghai mall.
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