WADA-Russia Meeting on Alleged Moscow Lab Data Tampering Postponed Indefinitely

Monday 21 October 2019
A non-compliance procedure was launched against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) in September in light of the suspected data manipulation. WADA had given RUSADA three weeks to provide an explanation. Russia send answers to WADA on October 8. WADA experts were expected to review the Russian explanations on October 23.
https://sputniknews.com/sport/201910221077111982-wada-russia-meeting-on-alleged-moscow-lab-data-tampering-postponed-indefinitely/

Russian MoD Dismisses Reports About 'Abnormal Situation' During Grom Military Drills

Monday 21 October 2019
Ballistic and cruise missiles were fired as part of the Grom (Thunder) 2019 strategic exercises led by Russian President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Armed Forces Vladimir Putin, the Defence Ministry said on 17 October.
https://sputniknews.com/russia/201910211077106307-russian-mod-dismisses-reports-about-abnormal-situation-during-grom-military-drills/

Russian Export Center, African Partners to Create $5Bln Commercial Payments Platform

Monday 21 October 2019
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Export Center (REC), Russian banks and African partners will sign an agreement on creating a Russia-Africa commercial payments platform, with its volume estimated at around $5 billion, at the upcoming Russia-Africa Summit, REC Director General Andrei Slepnev said in an interview.
https://sputniknews.com/business/201910211077104773-russian-export-center-african-partners-to-create-5bln-commercial-payments-platform/

Russia, US, Turkey Should Work Together to Boost Security in Syria - Defence Minister Shoigu

Monday 21 October 2019
Russia, the United States and Turkey should attempt to strengthen regional security, which has seen a decrease after the start of Ankara's operation in Syria, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu announced on Monday.
https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201910211077104130-russia-us-turkey-should-work-together-to-boost-security-in-syria---defence-minister-shoigu/

UK, US Intel Claim Alleged Russian Hackers 'Hijacked' Iranian Cyber Op to Attack Various Facilities

Monday 21 October 2019
The attackers were using APT34 hackers' "command and control" systems to deploy their own malicious code, Britain’s GCHQ intelligence agency and the US National Security Agency (NSA) claimed in a public advisory.
https://sputniknews.com/military/201910211077103639-uk-us-intel-claim-alleged-russian-hackers-hijacked-iranian-cyber-op-to-attack-various-facilities/

Gotta Go Fast: MiG-25 Fighter Jet Frightened NATO With its Insane Velocity, US Media Reveals

Monday 21 October 2019
The military aircraft, created in 1964 still remains faster than any other fighter plane even from the fourth and fifth generations.
https://sputniknews.com/military/201910211077103530-gotta-go-fast-mig-25-fighter-jet-frightened-nato-with-its-insane-velocity-us-media-reveals/

Russia’s Top Diplomat Reveals What He Has Felt Uneasy About

Sunday 20 October 2019
The uncomfortable moments that Sergei Lavrov remembers date back to the Soviet era, and more specifically, when the USSR was breaking up in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
https://sputniknews.com/russia/201910201077101745-russias-top-diplomat-reveals-what-he-has-felt-uneasy-about/

Presidential Regiment's Guard Changing Ceremony Takes Place on Cathedral Square in Moscow – Video

Saturday 19 October 2019
The UK isn't the only country to feature a 'changing of the guard'; another takes place at the Kremlin.
https://sputniknews.com/russia/201910191077091880-PresidentialRegimentsGuardChangingCeremonyTakesPlaceonCathedralSquareinMoscowVideo/

Death Toll From Dam Collapse in Russia's Krasnoyarsk Territory Up to 15 - Photos

Saturday 19 October 2019
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The number of people killed in a collapse of a dam in the Kuraginsky district of Russia's Krasnoyarsk Territory increased to 15 people, with at least 13 missing, the press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry said on Saturday.
https://sputniknews.com/russia/201910191077093253-death-toll-from-dam-collapse-in-russias-krasnoyarsk-territory-up-to-15---photos/

Boeing 737 En Route to Moscow From Ulan-Ude Performs Emergency Landing

Saturday 19 October 2019
Last week, Russia's An-12 military transport aircraft made an emergency landing in Koltsovo Airport in the city of Yekaterinburg, Russia over chassis malfunction.
https://sputniknews.com/russia/201910191077092984-boeing-737-en-route-to-moscow-from-ulan-ude-performs-emergency-landing/

Pranksters Posing as Ukrainian Officials Scare Alaska Governor With ‘Russia’s Annexation’

Saturday 19 October 2019
After receiving fabricated news about Russians “bribing” Indians and staging a pro-annexation concert in Washington, the Alaskan governor promised to pass the information on to the intelligence agencies.
https://sputniknews.com/russia/201910191077091686-pranksters-posing-as-ukrainian-officials-scare-alaska-governor-with-russias-annexation/

Death Toll From Dam Collapse in Russia's Krasnoyarsk Territory Up To 13 People - Ministry

Saturday 19 October 2019
Earlier in the day, the regional branch of the Emergencies Ministry said that at 02:00 a. m. on Saturday (23:00 GMT on Friday), a dam on a water reservoir belonging to a gold-mining company collapsed near the settlement of Shchetinkino. The incident resulted in two temporary employee dormitories being flooded.
https://sputniknews.com/russia/201910191077090880-killed-injured-as-dam-collapses-near-russias-krasnoyarsk-emergencies-ministry/

Treasure Trove Dating Back to Time of Peter the Great Discovered in Moscow

Friday 18 October 2019
The find, consisting of rare coins thought to have been stamped sometime between 1682 and 1712, was found at a site about two kilometers northeast of the Kremlin.
https://sputniknews.com/russia/201910181077088219-treasure-trove-dating-back-to-time-of-peter-the-great-discovered-in-moscow/

Mikhail Gorbachev Has Sent Vladimir Putin Mystery Letter of Advice on Global Affairs – Reports

Friday 18 October 2019
Gorbachev was the last General Secretary and President of the Soviet Union, leading the country until its collapse in 1991.
https://sputniknews.com/russia/201910181077086384-mikhail-gorbachev-has-sent-vladimir-putin-mystery-letter-of-advice-on-global-affairs--reports/

Icebreaker, Warships, a Submarine: What Else Rests at the Bottom of the Baltic Sea?

Friday 18 October 2019
The Baltic Sea is rich not only in underwater amber deposits, its blue depths hide other treasures. Kaliningrad wreck divers know this like no one else.
https://sputniknews.com/russia/201910181077085216-icebreaker-warships-a-submarine-what-else-rests-at-the-bottom-of-the-baltic-sea/

New Meaning to ‘Freeze-Dried’: Russian Explorers Find 117 Year Old Barrel of Coffee in Arctic Stash

Friday 18 October 2019
The coffee barrel was said to have been among the supplies delivered to the Franz Josef Land archipelago in the early 20th century as part of a polar expedition led by American polar explorer Evelyn Briggs Baldwin and businessman William Zeigler.
https://sputniknews.com/russia/201910181077083949-new-meaning-to-freeze-dried-russian-explorers-find-117-year-old-barrel-of-coffee-in-arctic-stash/

Escape From Al-CAT-raz: Drug Smuggling Cat Hitails It Out of Custody in Russia

Friday 18 October 2019
Last year, a male cat was caught while on a mission to deliver drugs into a penitentiary in Tula Oblast, Russia. Besides the four-pawed drug smuggler, the police arrested two suspects.
https://sputniknews.com/russia/201910181077080413-escape-from-al-cat-raz-drug-smuggling-cat-hitails-it-out-of-custody-in-russia/

'US Can't Handle Its Problems, Let Alone Global Ones' - Russian Senator On Trump's Letter to Erdogan

Thursday 17 October 2019
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - On 9 October, Turkey launched Operation Peace Spring in the north of Syria aimed at clearing the border area of Kurdish forces and creating a "security zone" for a safe return of refugees, with the Syrian government calling it an "aggressive violation of its territorial integrity".
https://sputniknews.com/russia/201910171077075239-us-cant-handle-its-problems-let-alone-global-ones---russian-senator-on-trumps-letter-to-erdogan/

Putin Receives Reports on Most Important Parts of Moscow Protests Case - Kremlin

Thursday 17 October 2019
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has received reports about the most important aspects of the case related to this summer's Moscow protests but is not briefed on the full details of the Investigative Committee's routine work, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday.
https://sputniknews.com/russia/201910171077072316-putin-receives-reports-on-most-important-parts-of-moscow-protests-case---kremlin/

Kremlin Issues Reminder on Access-Restricted Areas in Russia After US Diplomats' Detention

Thursday 17 October 2019
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Three US diplomats from the embassy in Moscow were removed from a train traveling from the Russian town of Nenoksa to Severodvinsk, a restricted territory, on Monday.
https://sputniknews.com/russia/201910171077073487-kremlin-issues-reminder-on-access-restricted-areas-in-russia-after-us-diplomats-detention/

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