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Sputnik is the rural locality in Pechengsky District of Murmansk Oblast, Russia. The village is located beyond the Arctic circle, located at a height of 83 m above sea level.
Sri Lanka witnesses blackout due to disruption of power lines
An countrywide blackout occurred in Sri Lanka as power transmission lines were disrupted, local media reported on Friday. ...
China summons Japan's ambassador to protest over former PM Shinzo Abe's remarks on China-Taiwan issue
Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Hua Chunying has summoned the Japanese ambassador to Beijing, Hideo Tarumi, to express a protest over statements of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over the China-Taiwan issue. ...
Number of injured in methane blasts at Siberian mine rises to 96
The number of those injured in methane explosions at the Listvyazhnaya mine in Siberia's Kemerovo Region has risen to 96, a spokesman for the emergency services told Sputnik. ...
Taliban release over 210 prisoners in Afghanistan
As Afghans are struggling with the ongoing law and order situation in the country, the Taliban on Monday released over 210 prisoners from a jail in Afghanistan. ...
Number of people injured in mine accident in Siberia increases to 44
The number of people injured in an accident at the Listvyazhnaya coal mine in Russia's Kemerovo Region in Siberia on Thursday has increased to 44, and all of them were taken to hospitals, a spokesman for the emergency services told Sputnik. ...
Putin offers condolences to north Macedonian President over deadly bus accident
Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to the President of North Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski in connection with the consequences of a major road accident, Russian news agency Sputnik reported Kremlin as saying on Tuesday. ...
US: Several killed, injured as car rams into holiday parade
Several people were killed and a total of over 20 suffered injuries after a car rammed into a holiday parade in Wisconsin on Sunday night (local time), ...
After US, UK considering diplomatic boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics: Reports
Days after US President Joe Biden's announcement on the boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that he is also considering the same over the alleged human rights violations in China, according to media re ...