News From Sputnik, Page 182
- Sputnik - Jun 21st 2023 5:01am EDT
DONETSK (Sputnik) – A Ukrainian drone hit a residential high-rise building in the city of Donetsk in Russia’s Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) on Wednesday morning, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
- Sputnik - Jun 21st 2023 4:58am EDT
Since the escalation of hostilities in Ukraine, the West has been supplying the Kiev regime with military support worth billions. EU countries have been doing so at the expense of depleting their own stockpiles, while Russian forces have been obliterating the gifted weaponry while fending off a Ukrainian counteroffensive.
- Sputnik - Jun 21st 2023 4:57am EDT
ASTANA (Sputnik) – Russia, Turkiye and Iran will continue active efforts to prepare a roadmap to normalize relations between Ankara and Damascus, according to the three countries’ joint statement issued on Wednesday.
- Sputnik - Jun 21st 2023 4:25am EDT
BEIJING (Sputnik) – Earlier, US President Joe Biden has said that Chinese leader Xi Jinping did not have all the information about the balloon incident.
- Sputnik - Jun 21st 2023 3:06am EDT
Several studies have revealed the presence of metals ranging from copper and zinc to rare earths on the shelf, promising a lucrative business for the Norwegian government. However, critics say it runs contrary to the country’s environmental commitment and may ruin its “green” image abroad.
- Sputnik - Jun 21st 2023 2:32am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Two drones crashed on approach to the warehouses of a military base in Russia’s Moscow Region, Governor Andrey Vorobyov said on Wednesday.
- Sputnik - Jun 21st 2023 1:58am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – President of South Korea Yoon Suk-yeol and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed to expand cooperation between French aircraft corporation Airbus and South Korean companies amid Seoul’s plans to launch of its own national aeronautics administration, according to the report.
- Sputnik - Jun 21st 2023 1:46am EDT
ROME (Sputnik) – Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) Member States will gather at the 173rd General Assembly in November 2023 to elect the host nation for World Expo 2030 on the basis of “one country, one vote.”
- Sputnik - Jun 21st 2023 1:40am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Tuesday, the US Justice Department said its own probe into Hunter Biden continues despite a tentative deal to avoid prison time in exchange for pleading guilty to two misdemeanor tax offenses, as well as entering into a pre-trial diversion agreement on a felony firearm offense.
- Sputnik - Jun 21st 2023 12:55am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Tuesday, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin said Moscow believes that the grain deal will be terminated on July 18.
- Sputnik - Jun 21st 2023 12:48am EDT
ATHENS (Sputnik) – Cyprus does not plan to supply weapons to Ukraine, because otherwise it would remain unprotected, Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides said on Tuesday during a news conference after 100 days in power.
- Sputnik - Jun 21st 2023 12:45am EDT
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Between 2017 to 2020, Border Patrol agents caught 11 people on the southern border who were on the US government’s terrorist watchlist.
- Sputnik - Jun 21st 2023 12:41am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Since 2006, the UAE has launched several satellites into space. In 2020, the UAE launched the Al Amal space probe, also known as the Hope Probe, to Mars to study the climatic conditions on the planet.
- Sputnik - Jun 21st 2023 12:37am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Western countries have supplied Ukraine with military aid since the start of hostilities in February 2022. The support evolved from lighter artillery munitions and training in 2022 to heavier weapons, including tanks, later that year and in 2023.
- Sputnik - Jun 21st 2023 12:16am EDT
The Texas power grid called for customers to cut back on their electricity use amid a heat wave that rolled through the area and other southern US states and sent temperatures into the triple digits.
- Sputnik - Jun 20th 2023 11:50pm EDT
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken earlier wrapped the latest iteration of diplomatic talks with Chinese officials, marking the first such talks in China since 2018. The visit was initially scheduled for February but was postponed once US-China relations soured after the downing of a commercial Chinese balloon that blew off course.
- Sputnik - Jun 20th 2023 11:23pm EDT
The recently-published report also found that glaciers in the Hindu Kush and Himalaya mountain range region melted 65% faster in the 2010s compared to the previous decade.
- Sputnik - Jun 20th 2023 10:23pm EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The United Kingdom is only “just holding on” to its influence in NATO and could lose its “fortunate” position in the alliance if it does not abandon downsizing the army personnel, Gen. Sir Tim Radford, the deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe, said Tuesday.
- Sputnik - Jun 20th 2023 9:46pm EDT
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Secretary of State Antony Blinken likely sought to stabilize relations with Beijing because Washington has begun to feel pressure from China’s withdrawal of support for the dollar and the enormous US government deficit, analysts told Sputnik.
- Sputnik - Jun 20th 2023 9:11pm EDT
MEXICO (Sputnik) – At least 25 inmates of a women’s penitentiary in Honduras have died in a fire, seven others have been stabbed to death and dozens injured during violent clashes between two warring prison gangs, local media reported on Tuesday.
- Sputnik - Jun 20th 2023 8:36pm EDT
Trump is currently battling multiple legal cases, with a second indictment against the former president being filed on June 8 for his mishandling of classified documents after he left the White House at the end of his term.
- Sputnik - Jun 20th 2023 8:17pm EDT
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – A letter sent to OceanGate CEO Stockton Rush in March 2018 by the Marine Technology Society (MTS) warned of potential “negative outcomes” based on the approach adopted for the company’s submarine expedition to the Titanic shipwreck, US media reported Tuesday, citing a copy of the letter.
- Sputnik - Jun 20th 2023 7:49pm EDT
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – An investigation conducted by special counsel John Durham on the FBI’s probe into allegations of collusion between former US President Donald Trump and Russia revealed misconduct at the agency and the need for reforms, US House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Turner said after a hearing with Durham.
- Sputnik - Jun 20th 2023 7:18pm EDT
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The United States Navy is deploying its subject matter experts and the appropriate assets to assist in the search and rescue operation for the submersible that went missing on a dive to the wreck of the Titanic in the Atlantic, Pentagon Deputy Press Secretary Sabrina Singh said on Tuesday.
- Sputnik - Jun 20th 2023 6:43pm EDT
Amongst Republican outrage, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) addressed the plea deal on tax charges Hunter Biden has agreed to. The US president’s son has also reached a diversion agreement with the Department of Justice related to unlawful possession of a weapon.