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CAR Authorities Refute CNN Report on Killings Allegedly Committed by Russians

The Central African Republic (CAR) presidential administration condemned the report published on Tuesday by CNN about the killings allegedly committed by Russian nationals in...

Historic Summits Between US, Soviet Union-Russia Leaders Post WWII

As the world is closely following the upcoming summit between Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden and speculating on its possible outcome, Sputnik has reviewed...

Biden’s first NATO summit to tackle Russia, China and reform

US President Joe Biden will take part in his debut NATO summit on Monday as the 30 countries look to put the strained years...
China to launch space station’s core module around 2020: industry insider

Roscosmos Can Help Hungary, Thailand, Tunisia, Indonesia Send Astronauts to Space Station

Russian state space corporation Roscosmos is negotiating a spaceflight to the International Space Station (ISS) on board the Russian Soyuz spacecraft by representatives of...
Cyber Security

Not All Hackers From DarkSide Group Located in Russia – FireEye

The fact that members of the DarkSide hacking group speak Russian does not mean they all operate from within Russia and the majority of...
Dozens of Russian athletes have been tested positive for meldonium which was banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) from this year. (Sputnik Photo)

Spanish PM Says People Vaccinated With Sputnik V Should Be Allowed Into EU

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Wednesday that foreigners vaccinated against the coronavirus disease with Russia's Sputnik V vaccine should be allowed to...

Russia Could Launch 1st Lunar Mission in Early 2022

Russia could launch the first Russian spacecraft to the moon after a 45-year hiatus in early 2022, Dmitry Rogozin, the chief of Russian space...
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Bolivia and Russia Agree to Draft Deal to Develop Gas Sector

Bolivian oil and gas company YPFB and Russia's Gazprom have agreed to draft a bilateral deal to develop the gas industry, Bolivian President Luis...

Russia Was Forced to Denounce Open Skies Treaty After US Unilateral Moves – Beijing

Russia was forced to denounce the Open Skies Treaty after Washington's unilateral withdrawal, the Chinese Foreign Ministry's spokesman, Wang Wenbin, said on Wednesday. On Monday,...

Putin signs law to pull Russia out of Open Skies treaty

President Vladimir Putin has signed a law withdrawing Russia from the Open Skies treaty, an arms control pact with the United States that permitted...
HANDOUT - 15 April 2021, Russia, Novo-Ogaryovo: Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting of the State Council Presidium and the Agency for Strategic Initiatives, held via video conference, at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence. Photo: -/Kremlin/dpa - ATTENTION: editorial use only and only if the credit mentioned above is referenced in full

Putin Signs Law to Denounce Open Skies Treaty

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law a bill to denounce the Open Skies Treaty, the document was published on the official legal information...
Russian President Vladimir Putin

Putin says Russia and U.S. must mend ties

Russia and the United States must try to find ways to mend their relations, which are at an extremely low level, Russian President...
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Biden to Meet With NATO Chief to Discuss Challenges Posed by Russia and China

US President Joe Biden will meet with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday to discuss the upcoming alliance summit agenda, as well as...
U.S. astronauts Jessica Meir (L) and Christina Koch pose in the International Space Station in a photo released October 17, 2019. NASA/Handout via REUTERS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

NASA Intends to Extend ISS Lifespan Through 2030

New NASA chief Bill Nelson told Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin about his intention to extend the operation of the International Space Station (ISS) through...

Afreximbank Working to Foster Vaccine Manufacturing Capacity in Africa

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) aims to support vaccine manufacturing capacity on the continent to boost the region's preparedness for pandemics, Amr Kamel, the...
HANDOUT - 15 April 2021, Russia, Novo-Ogaryovo: Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting of the State Council Presidium and the Agency for Strategic Initiatives, held via video conference, at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence. Photo: -/Kremlin/dpa - ATTENTION: editorial use only and only if the credit mentioned above is referenced in full

Russia Will Not Propose Open Skies Treaty as Topic for Putin-Biden Talks

Russia is unlikely to propose the Open Skies Treaty as a topic for the upcoming summit of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US...
Cyber Attack

Moscow, Washington in Contact on Cyberattack Against Meat Producer JBS

Moscow and Washington maintain contact on the recent hacking attack on meat-producing giant JBS, which led to the closure of its facilities in the...
Hybrid and electric vehicles

Russia May Produce at Least 150,000 Electric Cars Annually by 2030

By 2030, Russia may reach the level of producing at least 150,000 electric vehicles annually, according to a draft concept for production and use...
Red Sea Islands

Sudan Intends to Revise Agreement on Russian Military Project on Red Sea

The chief of staff of the Sudanese armed forces, Muhammad Othman Al-Hussein, said on Tuesday that his country intended to revise the agreement on...
Children’s Social Programme

Gazprom Grabs 3rd Guinness World Record for football for friendship programme held in Russia

The Ninth Season of the Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme, Football for Friendship, has finished. The key values of the programme are friendship, equality,...
Photo taken on Feb. 19, 2020 shows the Pentagon seen from an airplane over Washington D.C., the United States. The U.S. Department of Defense announced Sunday the death of one of its contractors caused by the coronavirus, the first such fatality related to the U.S. military. The Crystal City, Virginia-based contractor who worked at the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) died on Saturday, according to a release by the Pentagon. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Pentagon Warns Middle East Countries Against Security Cooperation With Russia, China

A senior Pentagon official on Tuesday warned that Middle Eastern countries that test waters of deeper security cooperation with China or Russia put at...

Russia to Acquire 2 Soyuz Rockets for Tourist Space Flight By 2024

Russian spacecraft manufacturer Energia said on Tuesday it has signed a contract with space company Glavkosmos — both subsidiaries of Russia's state space agency...
FILED - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (L) sails alongside the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier and the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier (not pictured) during a military exercises conducted in the disputed waters of the South China Sea. Top defence officials from the Philippines and the United States held talks on Sunday, including on the disputed South China Sea, where large numbers of Chinese vessels had been spotted recently. Photo: Markus Castaneda/US Pacific Fleet/dpa - ATTENTION: editorial use only and only if the credit mentioned above is referenced in full

There Is No Need for Increase in Non-Arctic States’ Military Presence in Arctic –...

Russia believes that there are no challenges in the Arctic that would require a build-up of the regional military presence of non-Arctic nations, Nikolai...

Aurus Batch Production to Strengthen Russia’s Presence in International Market – Putin

Batch production of Russia's luxury cars Aurus will strengthen the country's presence in the international market and help boost the high-tech export, President Vladimir...
Aurus Luxury Car

Hydrogen-Powered Aurus Luxury Car Developed – Russian Minister

Russia’s State Research Center NAMI developed a hydrogen-powered luxury car Aurus, Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said on Monday. Batch production of the Aurus...
FILED - April 21, 2020, Hangzhou, Hangzhou, China: ZhejiangCHINA-Customers buy electric cars at a tesla store in hangzhou, east China's zhejiang province, April 21, 2020...On the same day, tesla began to broadcast live activities on an e-commerce platform for eight days in a row. During the broadcast, tesla will give out rights such as children's electric car, 48-hour test drive right of Model 3 and charging coupon. This is tesla's latest move after it announced last week that it would open an official flagship store in a Chinese e-commerce platform...It is understood that due to the impact of COVID 19 epidemic on offline consumption, tesla has maintained the popularity with users through online live broadcasting since February this year. Some auto industry experts said that at present, the global enterprise digitization process is accelerating comprehensively, tesla cooperated with the third-party e-commerce platform, which will increase tesla's touch points in the e-commerce digital market. (Credit Image: © SIPA Asia via ZUMA Wire Photo: Longwei/SIPA Asia via ZUMA Wire/dpa

Tesla May Consider Russia for One of Future Factory Sites – Musk

Tesla will look at building more factories in new countries over time and Russia may be considered for one of the sites, Elon Musk,...
Soldiers in Central African Republic

Russia Delivers Batch of Small Arms to Central African Republic

Russia delivered a third batch of small arms, including 5,000 Kalashnikov assault rifles, to the Central African Republic (CAR), Russian Ambassador to Bangui Vladimir...
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

Russia and Sierra Leone Agree to Resume Work of Energy Group This Year –...

Russia and Sierra Leone have agreed to resume the work of the joint energy group as soon as the epidemiological situation allows, preferably this...
Russia, Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Opens Economy and Invites Russian Investors

Sierra Leone is ready to cooperate with Russian business and welcomes Russian investments in the country, Sierra Leone’s Foreign Minister David J. Francis said...
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US to Lend Support to Israel and Palestine If They Seek Ceasefire

The United States is ready to lend its support to Israel and Palestine if they seek a ceasefire, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken...