Following the loss of a Tu-154 plane in a tragic crash that claimed the lives of all 92 people aboard, Russia’s Defense Ministry is pondering whether to replace its aging passenger aircraft with new domestically-manufactured models.
More than 40 people were killed in an attack conducted by Taliban militants in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, media reported Saturday, citing a police representative.
In December, Ukrainian billionaire Victor Pinchuk wrote an explosive op-ed in The Wall Street Journal, laying out how Ukraine can end its conflict with Russia. Pinchuk's plan is simple: Kiev must close its eyes on Crimea, proceed with elections in Donbass, and forget NATO. Unfortunately, elites in Kiev see his ideas as nothing less than treasonous.
A petition calling for an immediate release of US President Donald Trump's full tax returns was signed so far by over 112,400 people, passing the required threshold to be considered by the White House.
France's Finance Ministry has filed a lawsuit against the French industrial company Lafarge over one of its cement plants reportedly operating in Syria despite European sanctions.
Many UK companies may decide to relocate to the European Union amid uncertainty caused by the United Kingdom leaving the EU single market, a member of the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade from the United Kingdom David Martin told Sputnik.
Commenting on the recent remarks of the 45th US President Donald Trump that NATO "is obsolete but is still very important to him," Russian political analyst Anatoly Petrenko suggested that thus the new US leader may simply hope to set up a new system of control and decision making in the North Atlantic alliance.
Leaving the European Union’s single market will have disaster consequences for the economy of the United Kingdom and will instigate Scotland to withdraw from the United Kingdom, member of the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade from the United Kingdom David Martin told Sputnik.
Commenting on the recent Russian-Turkish joint operation against the terrorist group Daesh near the Syrian town Al-Bab in Aleppo Province, Russian military and defense analysts have put forward their reasons why Turkey, a longstanding member of NATO, might have opted to conduct joint military activity. Here is what they suggest.
British troops conducted secret drills to deliver their five Challenger tanks to France and back through the Channel Tunnel; the goal was to test if the rail network could withstand a theoretical military conflict with Russia, media reports said.
Having made it clear that he does not intend to run for president during the upcoming elections, French leader Francois Hollande is now apparently seeking a high-level office in the EU government.
Around 3,000 people gathered on Saturday in the western German city of Koblenz to express their protest against the meeting of the Eurosceptic European Parliament’s group Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF).
The proposed policies of US President Donald Trump have led to expectations of a stronger dollar, despite the stated wish of the new President; however, there is no evidence a strong dollar is a problem for the US economy, currency strategist Sireen Harajli told Radio Sputnik.
Commenting on the recent Russian-Turkish joint operation against Daesh near the Syrian town Al-Bab in Aleppo Province, RIA Novosti political analyst Alexander Khrolenko attempted to analyze how the NATO country ended up militarily cooperating with Russia, the North Atlantic alliance's perennial adversary.
According to a source in the Russian delegation headed by Energy Minister, Russia may hold bilateral meetings with representatives of Venezuela and Kuwait in Vienna.
The Russian Armed Forces are due to get sophisticated hypersonic weapons which will operate in a completely different environment, according to the country's Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov.
Two militants were killed in a counter-terrorist operation in the Kizlyar region of the Russia’s republic of Dagestan, according to the National Antiterrorism Committee.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov stated that Russia cannot withdraw missiles in its western Kaliningrad region without knowing that plans for creating entire missile system are to be abolished on the European continent.
Apart from a bit of rain, Donald Trump's inauguration day ceremony went off pretty much without a hitch. That said, there were more than a few funny moments to be had. Sputnik took a look and compiled some of the best of them here.
A car bomb exploded in the Rakban refugee camp in southern Syria near the border with Jordan, according to media reports.
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