Key point: Moscow likes scary weapons, even though they might not be practically usable.
Russia has begun underwater tests of its Poseidon thermonuclear torpedo.
The Poseidon is an 80-foot-long...
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In a passionate plea to his Republican colleagues, Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) implored them to "wake up" and remember that they "didn't swear an oath to Donald Trump. You swore an oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke in favour of stepping up efforts to combat terrorism in Syria, including in Idlib province, during phone talks on Wednesday, Kremlin's press service...
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BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The Russian permanent representative to the European Union has expressed his belief that relations with the bloc have every chance to see a restart after the new leadership has taken the helm in Brussels in early December.
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Last week, The Telegraph reported that Saudi Arabia burnt off thousands of barrels per day of gas that could be commercialised. The newspaper suggested that the kingdom had therefore every reason to strike a "gas deal of the century" with Qatar and...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow is worried about NATO's increased activity along the borders of Belarus and Russia, as well as the decision made at the alliance's summit to increase the military budgets of member countries, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey...
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Nuclear disarmament, Syria and Ukraine were on the agenda during meetings in Washington between Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least four people were killed and six others were injured in an attack by militants on a hotel in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu on Tuesday evening, Xinhua news agency reported, citing a police source.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Two civilians were killed and another two were injured in shelling in the Minyan area in the Syrian city of Aleppo, Major General Yuri Borenkov, the head of the Defence Ministry's Reconciliation Center in Syria, said on Tuesday.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - More than 50,000 websites containing terrorism propaganda were taken down in Russia in 2019, Federal Security Service (FSB) Director Alexander Bortnikov said.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has stated that the mass protests held in the city over the weekend went relatively smoothly, and announced her plans to pay a duty visit to Beijing this week to report on the current situation.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Israeli security forces have detained 13 Palestinians, including one teenager, during a series of overnight raids across the West Bank, the Palestinian WAFA news agency reported on 10 December, one day after Palestinian residents...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - In an interview with the Ukrainian media following the summit, Avakov alleged that Russian presidential aide Vyacheslav Surkov "blew his fuses", throwing papers "on a table or the floor" during talks in Paris on 9 December.
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Moscow Creates 'Anti-Missile Dome' Over Northern Fleet As Battle For Arctic Heats Up
The international struggle for military supremacy in the Arctic has just risen to absurd new heights.
Following the collapse of the arms control...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Normandy Four leaders have confirmed their commitment to the full implementation of the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine by year-end, according to a communique adopted following the Normandy Four meeting in Paris.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian President Vladimir Putin says that there is no crisis in Russian-German relations because of the expulsion of Russian diplomats, in connection with the murder of a Georgian citizen in Berlin, but the issue needs to be...
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