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US think tank’s ‘Kremlin researcher’ cites fake report by satirical website

A self-styled “Kremlin-focused” analyst has fallen victim to actual Russian fake news. A senior fellow with the Washington-based Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) think-tank...

Former KGB general found dead in apparent suicide

SVR describes veteran historian’s death as a “personal tragedy”. Retired Russian intelligence officer Lev Sotskov has been found dead at his Moscow apartment, authorities said...

Western leaders have many phobias – Lavrov

Their neocolonialist policies are driven by delusions of grandeur and a sense of entitlement, Russia’s top diplomat tells RT. Western leaders believe themselves to be...

Soros says ‘defeat Putin ASAP to preserve our civilization’

George Soros told WEF a quick victory over Russia is needed to save open society and civilization itself. Unless Moscow is defeated in Ukraine...

Russian oil shipments hit record high

Seaborne cargoes with Urals crude onboard have surged despite talk of oil ban. Nearly 62 million barrels of Russia’s flagship Urals crude oil, a...

Ruble smashes four-year high against US dollar

The Russian currency strengthens ahead of upcoming tax payment. The Russian ruble reached its strongest position against the US dollar in over four years...

Watch: Russia marks victory over Nazi Germany with major military parade – full video

More than 10,000 troops participated in the event, along with armored vehicles and aircraft. A T-34 Soviet-era tank and Typhoon all-terrain armored vehicles drive during...

Russia reveals details of Hitler’s last hours

The Federal Security Service has published top secret testimony from Nazi leader’s pilot Russia’s Federal Security Service (the successor of the KGB) has declassified documents...

Over two decades before Ukraine erupted, how another post-Soviet conflict set a bloody precedent

The uprising in Transdniester was a monument to human stupidity and idealism. The current crisis in Ukraine, in which Russia has recognized the rebel republics...

Russia successfully test fires ‘unique’ missile – Putin

New ICBM launched in final tests before adoption by military. Russia’s new RS-28 Sarmat Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile was launched successfully from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in...

Russia’s Suspension From Human Rights Council Shows ‘Deep Erosion’ of UN System, Scholars Warn

The UN General Assembly (GA) on 7 April voted 93 to 24 to suspend Russia's membership in Human Rights Council (UNHRC), with 58 countries...

Nobel Peace Prize laureate attacked with paint

Russian liberal journalist Dmitry Muratov doused in red paint on Moscow-Samara train, police looking for two attackers. Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov, the most recent Nobel...

Gold-backed ruble could be a game-changer

Linking the currency to gold and energy is a paradigm shift for the global economy, a precious metals analyst tells RT. The Bank of Russia...

Kremlin reacts to Biden’s insults directed at Putin

The Russian president’s spokesman says the US leader’s remarks were probably due to fatigue. The Kremlin sees recent aggressive statements made by US President Joe...

Chinese Embassy responds to claims Moscow asked for military assistance

The Chinese Embassy in the US says it is unaware of any request for military assistance from Russia amid the conflict in Ukraine. The Chinese...

What does Russia’s troop pullback mean?

Moscow’s announcement that some troops are withdrawing from near the border with Ukraine has sparked a media storm. As Western leaders and pundits issued fresh...

Russia reveals details of Biden-Putin call

A presidential aide said the talks took place amid unprecedented US ‘hysteria’. Kremlin foreign policy aide Yuri Ushakov has revealed details of the conversation between...

Something seriously doesn’t add up in Kamila Valieva’s doping case

The news that Kamila Valieva has tested positive for a banned substance raises more questions than answers. Heading into the Winter Olympics, Kamila Valieva would...

Three die in youth rugby team car crash

Three people including a player's mother died in a car accident involving members of a youth team on their way back from a Christmas...

‘Nationalists are on the rise’: How protests in Kazakhstan turned violent & why Russia can’t stay silent

Central Asian security, access to space and ethnic Russians among reasons why Moscow can’t ignore unrest in Kazakhstan. What’s behind the current violent unrest in...

Putin and Biden hold phone talks as NATO tensions soar

Second US-Russian presidential talks this month were expected to focus on Ukraine and the transatlantic bloc’s expansion. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart...

NATO preparing for war, Russia claims

The US-led military bloc’s posturing has fuelled Russian fears of conflict. Speaking during a briefing for military attachés and other foreign diplomats, in Moscow, on...

Russia hits Google with record fine

The landmark legal decision comes amid a growing row over the US tech giant's failure to remove illegal material online. A court in Moscow has...

Putin comments on transgender rights

Russia should not import gender issues from abroad into the country, President Vladimir Putin says. Russia should import concepts from the rest of the world,...

5 key takeaways from Putin-Biden online summit

The video summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Joe Biden was dominated by the topic of Ukraine, but touched on...

Putin and Biden wrap up video meeting after 2 hours of talks

A video conference between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Joe Biden has ended after just over two hours. The Kremlin had pledged...

Watch: The TikTok Professor – How a 70-year-old goes viral on TikTok

In this video by RT Documentary, meet Nikolay Milovanov aged 70 and he’s taking TikTok by storm with fun videos about maths and physics. He...

Russia warns about ‘nightmare scenario’ of military confrontation in Europe

Europe may be returning to a situation of military confrontation, and NATO is completely refusing to listen to all Russian proposals to de-escalate tensions,...

Russia warns military action in Ukraine highly likely

The risk of an all-out armed conflict in south-eastern Ukraine is extremely high and is becoming a matter of grave concern for Russia, Moscow...

Massive mine explosion in Siberia kills at least 52

A massive mine explosion in the Russian region of Siberia has killed at least 52 people, including six rescuers. The tragedy happened at the Listvyazhskaya...

Western tech giants have five weeks to open branches in Russia before sanctions applied – regulator

A total of 13 foreign tech companies, including Google and Apple, must open branches or legal entities in Russia before the year’s end in...

Watch: Ukrainian & Russian gamers scoop $1 MILLION prize in Stockholm final.. before star proposes to girlfriend live on stage

Esports kings Natus Vincere (NaVi) – made up of gamers from Ukraine and Russia – were crowned champions at the prestigious PGL Major Stockholm...

Putin & Xi give Boris’ PR summit a miss

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping are among several world leaders who will not be attending the big climate summit scheduled to begin next week...

Russian pornstar faces criminal probe for ‘offending feelings of believers’ by flashing breasts at St. Basil’s Cathedral – media

A Russian OnlyFans pornstar is reportedly under criminal investigation for “offending the feelings of believers” after a video of her flashing her breasts outside...

Watch: Russian film crew returns to Earth from ISS

Russian actress Yulia Peresild and Russian producer-director Klim Shipenko are set to land on Earth aboard the Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft along with Russian cosmonaut...

Watch: US warship chased out of Russian territorial waters

Russian sailors were scrambled to head off the American missile destroyer USS Chafee as it set course to violate their country’s maritime borders in...

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