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- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 2:43pm EDT
Less than two years since the formation of the trilateral military pact between the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia, its architects in Washington appear to be eager to involve even more countries in this de facto anti-Chinese alliance.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 2:38pm EDT
A bipartisan group of US lawmakers has renewed calls to send cluster munitions to Ukraine, as Kiev struggles to push its much-discussed counteroffensive. What are cluster bombs and what risks is their use fraught with?
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 1:36pm EDT
Whether it was serving as a US Senator, Vice President, or President, Joe Biden has earned a reputation around Washington for flubbing his speeches, including both saying the wrong names or words, or giving voice to things that were probably best left unsaid.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 1:30pm EDT
ANKARA (Sputnik) – Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan said on Wednesday that another incident of Quran burning in Sweden was unacceptable and accused the Stockholm authorities of “complicity in a crime.”
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 12:35pm EDT
Kiev officials have been announcing their counteroffensive for several months, raising expectations and demanding more cutting-edge military equipment. Three weeks ago, the counteroffensive began – yet everything Ukraine achieved is thousands of militants neutralized and dozens of Western tanks reduced to ashes.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 12:22pm EDT
The US House Foreign Affairs Committee ranking member Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) told press that the Wagner mutiny could convince his Republican colleagues, who were talking about not continuing funding Ukraine, that the time is ripe for green-lighting more funding for Kiev on June 26.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 12:17pm EDT
On Sunday, thousands in Korea marked the 73rd anniversary of the start of the Korean War, the most destructive event in the peninsula’s history, and a month from Wednesday, the 70th anniversary of the armistice that ended the fighting in that war will also be commemorated.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 12:02pm EDT
Technologist Chris Garaffa, co-host of the CovertAction Bulletin podcast, argued that most Americans are at the mercy of established telephone service providers who enjoy a sewn-up market for fixed-line internet services.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 11:24am EDT
China and the US are at odds over the issue of Taiwan, with Beijing denouncing any official foreign contacts with Taipei and considering Chinese sovereignty over the island indisputable.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 10:39am EDT
Rezky is practically finished and ready for service in the Pacific Fleet, with the corvette undergoing its final tests.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 10:06am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Arbitration Court of Moscow sought on Wednesday $5.1 million of unjustified enrichment from the aircraft manufacturer Airbus S.A.S. under a preliminary contract for the supply of seventeen A350 aircraft to Aeroflot on the claim of Aviacapital-Service, a leasing subsidiary of Rostec.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 10:01am EDT
Shortly after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited China in an apparent bid to mend the relations between Washington and Beijing, a large delegation of US lawmakers arrived on Taiwan in a move that is unlikely to be regarded positively by the Chinese government.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 9:58am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority has started final inspections at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (NPP) to check the plant’s system for releasing treated and diluted water, which was completed earlier this week, media reported on Wednesday.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 9:15am EDT
What Washington has delivered to Ukraine is a non-upgraded version of the Bradly armed vehicles with restricted combat capabilities, retired US Air Force Lt. Col. Karen Kwiatkowski, a former analyst for the US Department of Defense, told Sputnik.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 8:51am EDT
The survey indicated that at least 39% of those who answered have a “very negative view” of US Vice President Kamala Harris.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 8:37am EDT
The UK’s Labour Party opposition has backed the Tory government to the hilt on policies which brought about the current economic crisis and wave of strikes — including the COVID-19 lockdowns and sanctions and import embargoes on Russia.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 8:13am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian armed forces have carried out strikes at oil refining and fuel storage facilities that support Ukrainian troops in Donbas, all designated targets were hit, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 7:51am EDT
The UR-77 ‘Meteorit’ was nicknamed ‘Zmey Gorynych’ for the noise it creates when used and for the monstrous force of the blasts it inflicts. ‘Zmey Gorynych’ is a mythical fire-breathing dragon and one of the main characters in Russian folk tales.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 6:43am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Lithuania has purchased two NASAMS short- to medium-range ground-based air defense systems for Ukraine, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda said on Wednesday, expressing hope that the NATO summit in Vilnius would bring more collective decisions on arms supplies to Kiev.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 6:19am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian government announced on Wednesday that it had approved a strategy for the development of unmanned aircraft in Russia until 2030.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 5:40am EDT
The Sino-Russian partnership can’t be budged by events even as dramatic as an aborted mutiny attempt because their mutual survival depends on staying united in front of NATO’s expanding attempts to hem them in, an expert told Sputnik.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 5:25am EDT
On January 6, 2021, a crowd, including Donald Trump supporters, breached the US Capitol in Washington, DC, in an effort to prevent Congress from certifying the Electoral College votes in favor of Democrat Joe Biden, a riot that claimed the lives of five people.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 5:00am EDT
While there are 13 nations which use the NASAMS, including Finland, Australia and the US, only Ukraine has experience using this air defense system in real combat, and lost them to Russian Forces.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 3:30am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Japanese government will closely watch developments in the currency market and take necessary measures after the yen hit a new seven-month low, Vice Finance Minister for International Affairs Masato Kanda said on Wednesday.
- Sputnik - Jun 28th 2023 3:04am EDT
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Unrest and violent clashes with police broke out in the western Paris suburb of Nanterre and other suburbs after law enforcement killed a 17-year-old teenager who attempted to flee a traffic check early on Tuesday, local media reported.