Dirty Instruments Slow Surgeries at Texas US Army Hospital

The commanders of the Brooke Army Medical Center have also halted elective surgeries — after finding 73 cases of dirty medical instruments just last month. "We wanted to be...

Ukraine Pressures Reporters to Avoid Negative Stories About Country – US...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Press freedom is under attack in Ukraine, with government officials pressing journalists to only write stories that portray the country in a positive light and approving acts...

What Int'l Workers' Day Would Look Like in 1917 If They...

It coincides with the European spring festival May Day and is a national public holiday in several European countries. Project 1917, an online platform created by Russian...

US THAAD Missile System Deployed in South Korea Operational

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-ballistic missile system deployed in South Korea is now operational, US media reported on Monday. US...

Agreement on Russian-French Youth Exchange Enters Into Force

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the document, the parties would promote exchange of young people seeking to deepen their knowledge of language and culture of the other country, to participate in the...

Turkish Riot Police Detain Over 200 People During May Day Demonstrations

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — At least 207 people were detained during the demonstrations which were held in the city's Bakirkoy neighborhood near a bazaar, Turkish Minute newspaper reported, citing...

Russian Emergencies Ministry Saves Over 8,000 People From Fires in Siberia

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The aircraft of the Russian Emergencies Ministry rescued over 8,000 people from the ongoing fires in Russia's Siberian Federal District, the ministry said in a statement Monday....

Off to a Good Start: Fake Tickets and Other Scandals Around...

As it turned out, the organizers had started selling tickets even before the venue of this month’s event was ready. The builders made changes to its overall...

Why Thousands of Syrians Pin Traditional Russian St. George's Ribbons

Sputnik assesses why the Russian symbol of victory is so dear to Syrians. This year, for the first time, a St. George's ribbon campaign was launched at Damascus...

Olga Benario, the Communist That Nazi Gestapo Hounded Most Vehemently

“A Communist in Gestapo Archives” is a 2,000 page biography of the German-born Jewish Communist who died in a Nazi gas chamber in 1942 aged 34. Anita...

India to Test-Fire BrahMos Missile From Sukhoi-30 Next Month

New Delhi (Sputnik) — It is anticipated that approximately 20 trials will be made before BrahMos missiles are ready for introduction into the Indian Air Force (IAF). The...

Russia Proposes Creation of Four Zones of Reduction of Tension in...

ASTANA (Sputnik) —  The warring parties would not be able to use any weapons in these zones. "Russia proposes creating four zones of reduction of tensions in Syria: in Idlib...
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