French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose in the garden of the Versailles Palace following their meeting in Versailles, near Paris, France, 29 May 2017. [Pool/EPA/EFE] With relations between the West and Russia at historic lows, French President Emmanuel Macron travels to St Petersburg Thursday to seek common ground with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
President Vladimir Putin’s handlers had thought of nearly everything for the christening of a $4 billion bridge linking Russia to Crimea. Dressed in blue jeans and ditching his tie, Putin jumped into the driver’s seat of an orange dump truck Tuesday and drove across the bridge with cameras recording every move.
That darn cat boasted to 35,000 Instagram followers Monday that he had already traversed the bridge, a full day before Putin’s symbolic first crossing President Vladimir Putin’s handlers had thought of nearly everything for the christening of a $4 billion bridge linking Russia to Crimea. Dressed in blue jeans and ditching his tie, Putin jumped into the driver’s seat of an orange dump truck Tuesday and drove across the bridge with cameras recording every move.
More than 720 people have been poisoned by mushrooms in western Iran and nine have died, Sputnik reported citing local media. The previous year, some 360 were poisoned by chlorine gas leakage in the southwestern Iranian city of Dezful, the Islamic Republic News Agency reported.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends news conference after meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at Putin’s residence in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, May 18, 2018. The meeting in Sochi is Merkel’s first visit to Russia in a year and comes amid tense relations between Berlin and Moscow.
Most of you probably know that I was a former CIA officer, that I blew the whistle on the CIA’s torture program, and that I spent 23 months in a federal prison for my troubles. I’ve never second-guessed myself.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia may renew launches of the Voevoda (NATO reporting name Satan) intercontinental ballistic missiles to place spacecraft into orbit, a source in the Russian space industry told Sputnik.
Google has removed longtime motto “Don’t Be Evil” from its corporate code of conduct leading some to wonder if shareholder value alone has won the day.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – More than 720 people have been poisoned by mushrooms in western Iran and nine have died, local media reported Saturday, citing a spokesperson for the country’s emergency services.
ANKARA (Sputnik) – Intelligence services of Turkey and Balkan states are jointly working to investigate reports about prepared attack on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the TRT broadcaster reported citing a source in the intelligence services.