‘Rifle on Steroids’: How the Tankgewehr became the First Tank-Killing Weapon

During WWI the German Army was sorely pressed to develop a counter weapon after the British and French began unveiling their first armoured vehicles to break the stalemate in trench warfare on the European battlefields, coming up with what would become the first “anti-tank rifle”. Sputnik News – World News, Breaking News & Top More...

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Russian Doctors Set Up Clinic in Bergamo for COVID-19 Patients – Defence Ministry

BERGAMO, Italy (Sputnik) – Russian medical teams together with their Italian counterparts have begun setting up a hospital for COVID-19 patients in the Lombardy city of Bergamo, one of the hotbeds of the novel More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
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Austria Agrees to Accept French Patients With COVID-19 for Treatment

France remains one of the countries worst affected by the new coronavirus disease in Europe, with over 52,800 infections registered and at least 3,532 fatalities, according to the latest updates. Sputnik News – More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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Dutch Sub Cuts Mission Short After Sailors Catch Coronavirus

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A Dutch Navy submarine has been forced to break off its mission near Scotland after several sailors tested positive for the new coronavirus, the Defence Ministry has said. Sputnik News – More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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Thai King Goes Into ‘Self-Isolation’ in Fashionable German Hotel with Harem of 20 Women – Reports

The 67-year-old monarch is a frequent visitor of Germany, where he owns property on Lake Starnberg. His trip to the hotel was authorised in spite of the lockdown imposed in Bavaria due to the coronavirus outbreak, More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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Swedish Municipality Warns of Youths Wilfully Coughing at Seniors in ‘Coronavirus Challenge’

Pranks amid the coronavirus epidemic have been condemned as “unsavoury”, “backward”, and “unfunny”. Sputnik News – World News, Breaking News & Top Stories  More...

By admin On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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Poland’s PGNiG Claims Victory in Case on Gas Prices Against Gazprom, Expects $1.5 Bln Compensation

The company challenged the price of gas delivered between 2014 and 2020 under a contract signed with the Russian energy giant back in 1996. Sputnik News – World News, Breaking News & Top Stories  More...

By admin On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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Germany Mulls Mass Testing People for COVID-19 Antibodies to Speed Up Lifting of Quarantine – Report

Germany is among the worst-hit by the pandemic in Europe with over 57,000 COVID-19 cases and 455 fatalities reported by the country’s Health Ministry as of 30 March. Sputnik News – World News, Breaking More...

By admin On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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19 Million Infected by COVID-19 by End of April, Major Drop for Oil Industry – Norwegian Analysis

While forecasting millions of sick even despite precautions, Rystad Energy has upped its grim prediction to a mind-blowing 1.3 billion if no quarantines are upheld and the virus is allowed to spread freely. Major More...

By admin On Sunday, March 29th, 2020
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Ex-French Minister Patrick Devedjian Dies of COVID-19 in Paris Aged 75 – Authorities

PARIS (Sputnik) – French politician and former minister Patrick Devedjian has died in Paris at the age of 75 of complications from the coronavirus disease, the local authorities said in a statement on Sunday. Sputnik More...