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Despacito Siberian-Style: Altai Band Adds Zest to World’s #1 Hit Song (VIDEO)

Despacito Siberian-Style: Altai Band Adds Zest to World’s #1 Hit Song (VIDEO)

The no-frills song, released by Fonsi and his fellow Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee in January, has since been streamed a record 4.6 billion times and inspired countless cover versions. Not to be outdone, a Russian quartet from Altai offered their own and very special version of the chart-topping song performing it in their Turkic vernacular and spicing it up with guttural singing and the traditional vargan (a[La suite……]

juillet 20, 2017 RiANOViSTi
High-Precision Cruise Missiles to be Core of Russian Navy’s Weaponry by 2025

High-Precision Cruise Missiles to be Core of Russian Navy’s Weaponry by 2025

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the document, the Russian navy will begin receiving hypersonic missiles and robotic systems for various purposes, including unmanned underwater vehicles, after 2025. « Long-range high-precision cruise missiles will form the core of armaments for the navy’s submarine and surface fleets, as well as for coastal troops by 2025, » the text of the doctrine says. One of the most effective and widely known Russian cruise missiles, Kalibr, was[La suite……]

juillet 20, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Blame it on us! RT’s Epic ‘Trolling’ Ads Wow Social Media Users (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Blame it on us! RT’s Epic ‘Trolling’ Ads Wow Social Media Users (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

« Missed a plane? Lost an election? Blame it on us! » reads one ad on a large display screen at the airport.  Another one makes a jab at Hillary Clinton: “The more you watch, the more upset Hillary Clinton becomes.” A third one reads, « Come closer and find out who we are planning to hack next. » The ads have taken trolling to a new level. The photos of one[La suite……]

juillet 20, 2017 RiANOViSTi

Russia-Hosted MAKS Air Show Enters Its Third Day (VIDEO)

Follow our feed to find out more.   To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video The International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS), one of the world’s largest aviation shows, is held on the Gromov Flight Research Institute (LII) airfield in Zhukovsky, 40 km (25 miles) south-east of Moscow. The city is home to a robust aviation[La suite……]

juillet 20, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Iran to Deal With Russian Companies on Purchase of Mi-8, Mi-17 Helicopters

Iran to Deal With Russian Companies on Purchase of Mi-8, Mi-17 Helicopters

ZHUKOVSKIY (Sputnik) — Aviation Industries Organization of Iran (IAIO) has concluded a number of contracts with Russian companies on the purchase of a range of spare parts for Mi-17 and Mi-8 helicopters during the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017, IAIO marketing and export development director Jagath Zedvar told Sputnik on Thursday. « We had already signed some agreements with Russian companies earlier. During this exhibition, we managed to conclude several other contracts[La suite……]

juillet 20, 2017 RiANOViSTi
First Stage of Tests of Russian 5th Generation PAK FA Fighter Jet Ends

First Stage of Tests of Russian 5th Generation PAK FA Fighter Jet Ends

ZHUKOVSKY (Sputnik) – The T-50 is designed by the Russian Sukhoi aircraft manufacturer as part of the PAK FA, a fifth-generation fighter program of the Russian Aerospace Forces. It is a single-seat, twin-engine multirole stealth fighter jet designed for air superiority and attack roles and equipped with advanced avionics system and airborne active phased array radar. The first flight of the aircraft took place in 2010. « Today is[La suite……]

juillet 20, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Iran’s Razavi Khorasan, Russia’s Tatarstan Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Iran’s Razavi Khorasan, Russia’s Tatarstan Sign Memorandum of Understanding

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The deal signed at the Joint Economic meeting aims at boosting cooperation in the spheres of agriculture, animal husbandry, food production, tourism, academic and scientific domains as well as holding a petrochemical exhibition, the IRNA news agency reported. According to Tatarstan’s President Rustam Minnikhanov, the interregional meetings would open new opportunities for developing bilateral ties in the private sector. The Republic of Tatarstan is one of the biggest[La suite……]

juillet 20, 2017 RiANOViSTi

Russian Firm Sistema Moves to Recuse Judge in Rosneft’s Multibillion Dollar Case

UFA (Sputnik) — The case has been adjourned. An arbitration court in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan is looking into Sistema’s suspected liability for its 2014 handling of assets of a local oil company, Bashneft, which is now controlled by Rosneft. « Before we move forward, we want to recuse the judge because the judge is unlawfully ruling on interim measures and formally deciding on participants’ access in the case. We doubt the[La suite……]

juillet 20, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Russian State Duma to Stregthen Penalties for Recruiting Terrorists

Russian State Duma to Stregthen Penalties for Recruiting Terrorists

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A Russian lawmaker has put a draft bill before the country’s parliament aimed to increase the maximum sentence for recruiting terrorists to life imprisonment, according to an explanatory note obtained by Sputnik. « The need for the implementation of the legislative initiative is determined by the fact that terrorism has turned into a global profitable business with a developed labor market, with its own rules and morale inconsistent with universal and democratic[La suite……]

juillet 20, 2017 RiANOViSTi
Putin, Trump Communicated for 2 Days During G20, No ‘Secret’ Meetings

Putin, Trump Communicated for 2 Days During G20, No ‘Secret’ Meetings

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Tuesday, the Hill newspaper reported that the two leaders had a second, undisclosed meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit. The meeting took place during the G20 heads of state dinner and lasted for roughly an hour, Ian Bremmer, the president of the international consulting firm Eurasia Group, told the newspaper. « Of course, the use of such a term as some kind of ‘secret’[La suite……]

juillet 19, 2017 RiANOViSTi
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