News From Sputnik, Page 181
- Sputnik - Aug 25th 2023 2:17am EDT
TOKYO (Sputnik) – Japanese Minister of Defense Yasukazu Hamada has called on the United States to take all necessary safety measures in regard to its MQ-9 Reaper reconnaissance-attack drones after one such UAV rolled off the runway at an airbase of Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF).
- Sputnik - Aug 25th 2023 1:31am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – New regulations of the European Union’s Digital Services Act will go into effect on Friday, affecting operation of large online platforms and search engines in member states.
- Sputnik - Aug 25th 2023 1:28am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Basmanny District Court of Moscow will consider the investigation’s request to extend the arrest of Daria Trepova, the defendant in the case concerning the terrorist attack in St. Petersburg’s cafe that killed Russian military reporter Vladlen Tatarsky, until winter, Anastasia Gorbunova, the court’s press secretary, said.
- Sputnik - Aug 25th 2023 1:25am EDT
JOHANNESBURG (Sputnik) – Bolivian President Luis Arce said in an interview with Sputnik that he is considering paying a visit to Russia in 2024.
- Sputnik - Aug 25th 2023 12:18am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Deliveries of depleted uranium munitions to Ukraine by Western countries lead to radiation contamination of soils in the country and make it uninhabitable, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.
- Sputnik - Aug 25th 2023 12:13am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia’s Progress MS-24 cargo spacecraft carrying water and fuel supplies and equipment for science equipment has docked the International Space Station (ISS), Russian state space corporation Roscosmos said Friday.
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 11:34pm EDT
Former US President Donald Trump was booked at Georgia’s Fulton County Jail late Thursday, being charged along with 18 co-defendants for multiple charges, including making false statements and racketeering. Unlike his previous three arrests, Trump provided a mugshot, which quickly spread online.
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 11:29pm EDT
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The US military will continue to suffer from recruiting shortages, especially among the Generation Z demographic, unless it offers better salaries and other incentives, former Defense Department analyst and retired US Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, Karen Kwiatkowski, told Sputnik.
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 11:17pm EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The United States’ sanctions against the International Children’s Center Artek in Crimea, imposed in connection to the alleged “forced transfer and deportation of Ukrainian children,” are based on “unfounded accusations” and are an attempt “to get back at the most vulnerable,” the Russian Embassy in the US said Thursday.
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 11:16pm EDT
HENICHESK (Sputnik) – Ukrainian militants from the 123rd territorial defense brigade have shot 23 of their own fighters for attempting to desert from their positions near Kherson, a Russian security source told Sputnik, citing a source with the Ukrainian armed forces.
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 11:03pm EDT
The first Republican debates kicked off late Wednesday with all but one of the GOP contenders – former US President Donald Trump, who indicated he wouldn’t be participating since voters were already familiar with his track record.
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 10:21pm EDT
ATLANTA (Sputnik), Lenka White – Criminal indictments have only garnered even more support for former US President Donald Trump, his supporters told Sputnik outside the Fulton County jail.
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 9:52pm EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Several unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been destroyed over the sea in the vicinity of Cape Chersonese in the city of Sevastopol, Mikhail Razvozhayev, the city’s governor, said early on Friday.
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 8:39pm EDT
ATLANTA (Sputnik) – Former US President Donald Trump was officially booked into Fulton County Jail late Thursday on 13 charges related to his alleged role in an election meddling scheme in the state of Georgia, jail records revealed.
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 7:26pm EDT
ROME (Sputnik) – Up to 80% of Italy’s Alpine glaciers will disappear by 2060 as a result of climate change, which may lead to severe droughts in the next 30-40 years, the Italian Glaciological Committee (CGI) said on Thursday.
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 7:20pm EDT
Saint Barthelemy Island, commonly called St. Barts, is an overseas collectivity of France. With an area of less than 10 square miles, its small but busy airport is consistently listed as one of the most dangerous airports in the world. Its landing runway is just over 640 meters long.
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 6:25pm EDT
The US Federal Reserve has increased interest rates 11 times in the last financial cycle in an attempt to curb inflation. However, despite the tightening of the lending market, inflation has remained stubbornly above the US central bank’s goal.
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 5:32pm EDT
ATLANTA (Sputnik) Lenka White – Dozens of people are waiting for former US President Donald Trump to turn himself in at the Fulton County jail on charges of interfering in Georgia’s 2020 election results, a Sputnik correspondent reports from Atlanta.
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 5:09pm EDT
The solar system’s most distant plant, Neptune has remained an elusive object of study for astronomers since it was discovered in 1846. Very little was known about it until the Voyager 2 spacecraft flew past it in August 1989, snapping the first-ever up-close photos of the icy giant.
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 4:12pm EDT
Real estate is a major driver of the US economy, accounting for 17% of its gross domestic product (GDP). Private home ownership has long served as the gateway to the middle class for working Americans, leading to the proliferation of suburban sprawls outside cities. But in the 21st century, new attention has come to urban […]
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 3:31pm EDT
Hungarian President Katalin Novak has visited Ukraine’s Western Zakarpatye region and met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. What message does Novak’s Ukraine trip send?
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 3:00pm EDT
Facing decades of sanctions pressure from its pre-1979 go-to arms suppliers, the Islamic Republic has established a penchant for making its most important military equipment domestically whenever possible. Over the past 40+ years, the country’s defense industry has created world-class missiles, air defense systems and drones, mostly from scratch.
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 2:51pm EDT
Following English language training for Ukrainian pilots in September, F-16 training to begin in October in Tuscon Arizona, Pentagon stated.
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 2:39pm EDT
The BRICS bloc announced its first major expansion on Thursday since South Africa joined the grouping of nations in 2010, adding six powerful new members from Latin America, Africa and the Middle East.
- Sputnik - Aug 24th 2023 2:25pm EDT
On August 24, 1991, two days after the collapse of the anti-Gorbachev coup plot by communist hardliners in Moscow, Ukraine’s Supreme Soviet declared independence from the USSR. 32 years on, the country has transformed into a Western puppet state. Sputnik reached out to political analyst Alexander Mercouris to find out how and why this happened.