‘Long-Lost’ Finnish Art Masterpiece Found in Russian Museum

(updated 10:43 20.04.2017) The 1881 oil-painting by Albert Edelfelt (1854-1905), which Finns have long believed to be lost to history, was found in the city of Rybinsk in Yaroslavl Oblast....

US Installs Radiation Detector at Chisinau Airport in Moldova

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US officials working with the government of Moldova have completed the installation of a radiation detection system at Chisinau Airport in Moldova, the National Nuclear Security Administration...

Ukraine National Bank: We Never Promised to Protect International Investors

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Ukraine has never given any promises to protect foreign investors, National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Governor Valeria Gontareva said in remarks at the Atlantic Council. Gontareva...

Deja Vu? UK May Repeat US Election Turmoil in June

(updated 02:17 20.04.2017) As she announced the decision, the prime minister said she was seeking "unity" at Westminster, as talks on Brexit begin in earnest with the European Union....

Aye, Robot? Moral Dilemmas, Fears Spring Up From Increasing Automation

According to psychologist Svend Brinkmann, there is a real risk that science fiction will ultimately become reality and robots will end up taking over the world. "The...

UK, EU Should 'Come to Consensus' on Brexit, Then Consider EFTA...

MOSCOW (Sputnik), Anastasia Dmitrieva — Media reports said earlier this month that EU officials were mulling a transition post-Brexit trade deal with the United Kingdom with the...

Assange Jokingly Says Could Run in UK General Election

(updated 02:14 20.04.2017) MOSCOW (Sputnik) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has mockingly expressed willingness to run in the UK parliamentary election in June. "Since I am not...

US Air Force Denies Low Flying Jets Killed Horse

"The horses were galloping around fine at 12:30 p.m., at about 3:30 p.m. the low-flying planes were spotted in the area and at about 4:30 p.m. our pony was...

Macron Supports Strikes Against Alleged Chemical Weapon Storages in Syria

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — French independent presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says he would favor targeted strikes against stockpiles of chemical weapons that allegedly remain in Syria, if he were...

Polish Senate Adopts Legislation Stipulating Demolition of Soviet Monuments

WARSAW (Sputnik) — According to a Sputnik correspondent, 70 senators voted in favor, one against and five abstained from the vote on the amendments to the "decommunisation" law against the propaganda of communism...

UK PM May Gambles on Landslide Win as MPs Kick Off...

May is in the unusual position of heading up a mid-term government that is way ahead in the polls. Most such governments tend to suffer from a ratings slump, midway...

ESA Urges International Action to Ensure Spaceflight Sustainability

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The European Space Agency (ESA) called for a coordinated global solution to ensure long-term sustainability of spaceflight as more than 750,000 pieces of dangerous debris are now orbiting...
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