MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia’s communications regulator Roskomnadzor will look into Facebook later this year to determine whether it has complied with local data storage rules, the agency’s head said.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian billionaire businessman Oleg Deripaska has stepped down as director of Russia's aluminum giant Rusal, the company announced.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump's decision to lay the groundwork for imposing tariffs on imported automobiles could represent an attempt to influence the outcome of the upcoming Congressional midterm elections, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Robert Corker said in a statement on Thursday.
LONDON (Sputnik) - UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson accused Russia of aggressive actions, using the "Russian threat" narrative as an argument to call on UK government to increase funding for the Royal Navy modernization.
According to local media reports, an explosion occurred at an Indian restaurant in the Canadian city of Mississauga on Thursday night. At least 15 people were reportedly injured with some penetrating trauma.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The funding source must be clearly labeled on all US election-related political advertisements that are purchased and posted on Facebook beginning on Thursday, the company’s Product Management Director Rob Leathern said in a press release.
China's determination to pursue its opening-up policy, together with its "political firmness" on socialism will be highlighted in a special session of the Communist Party of China (CPC)'s forthcoming high-level dialogues with world political parties, analysts said Monday.
ST.PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has begun flight tests of the next-generation MiG-35 multirole jet, the company’s president told Sputnik.
A senior official argued that without due punishment, defaulters would only feel encouraged after it was reported China's social credit system had blocked more than 11.14 million flights and 4.25 million high-speed train trips by the end of April.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The European Commission on Thursday wrapped up a years-long antitrust probe into Russia’s Gazprom, imposing binding obligations on the gas giant but letting it off without fines.
Ukrainian authorities on Thursday blocked the operation of Rossiya Segodnya International News Agency on the country’s territory in a move which Moscow and the international journalistic community have denounced as another step in the censorship and intolerance campaign against an alternative viewpoint.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump abruptly called off the June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after Pyongyang reacted angrily to existential threats made by Vice President Mike Pence.
There are inevitable conflicts and friction in China-US economic ties, given the discrepancy between the two countries' economic systems and structures, reserves of natural resources and standards of living. Despite such differences, there's still immense leeway for the world's two largest economies to complement each other's strengths.
At least 14 airmen at a highly secure military base in Wyoming bought, sold and used LSD and cocaine, among other illegal drugs, between 2015 and 2016. Steven Starr, a professor at the University of Missouri who teaches in the Peace Studies Program on the effects of nuclear weapons, joined Radio Sputnik to discuss the case.