Facebook just removed hundreds of fake accounts run by Kremlin news agency Sputnik
“This is the first time we’ve seen this sort of operation run by a state propaganda agency."
Google is punishing Russian outlets RT and Sputnik in search results
Google is “de-ranking” the search results for Russian government-funded news sites Sputnik and RT in an effort to tamp down on Russian propaganda in the U.S.
Eric Schmidt Says Google News Will 'Engineer' Russian Propaganda Out of the Feed
“It’s basically RT and Sputnik,” he said on Saturday.
Twitter just banned ads from two Kremlin-backed news organizations
Twitter said its decision to kill the ads from RT and Sputnik was in response to the conclusion by the Director of National Intelligence that they tried to interfere in the U.S. election in 2016 on behalf of the Russian government.
Sputnik Turns 60
How Dreams of Spacefaring Zombies Led to the Launch of Sputnik
What, you think there’s enough room on Earth for everyone who has ever lived? No way, we need a spaceship stat.
FBI wants to know if Russia's Sputnik is Kremlin propaganda
Russian Sci-Fi Short Film Is '2001' Meets 'District 9'
Russian filmmaker Maxim Zhestkov channels both Pixar and Kubrick in a beautifully-rendered CGI short.
Watch the Spectacular Inferno of America’s First Satellite Attempt
The story of ‘Kaputnik,’ the failed American answer to Sputnik.
All in Your Head
Ghosts in the Roscosmos
Conspiracy theorists ask: How many cosmonauts were really claimed by the early Soviet Space Program?
On the Anniversary of Sputnik, Here’s What the Probe Actually Discovered
The satellite is often remembered more as a cultural event than as a bonafide scientific experiment.
defense & security
Canada is Skipping Its Turn to Protect Iceland, and It’s Become Russian Propaganda
Russia and Canada have been locked in a series of public spats lately, largely sparked by Russia’s seizure of Crimea and parts of Eastern Ukraine.
Why We Still Want Laika the Space Dog to Come Home
57 years ago, a Muscovite street dog became the world’s first orbital explorer. She also suffered for our gain.