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Eva Bartlett

Eva Bartlett
Eva Bartlett is a freelance journalist and rights activist who has lived in the Gaza Strip since late 2008. She was aboard the Dignity, one of five Free Gaza missions to successfully sail to the Strip in 2008. Eva rode in ambulances during the 2008/2009 Israeli attacks on Gaza, and documented from a central Gaza hospital during the November 2012 Israeli attacks. She has worked extensively with Gaza's fishermen and farmers, accompanying them as they come under fire from the Israeli army. She keeps a blog In Gaza.
UN predictions fall short: Gaza uninhabitable today

Five months ago the world watched in horror as the bully of the Middle East, Israel, launched the most brutal massacre on the Palestinians of Gaza since the Nakba (perhaps more brutal, Palestinian friends in Gaza have said).

December 21, 2014 19:00
Israel never stopped pirating in Palestinian waters

Though you wouldn't know it from the lack of media coverage, for decades Israel has been committing acts of piracy in Palestinian waters: Attacking, kidnapping and stealing from Palestinian fishers, sometimes just a mile off the Gaza Strip's coast.

April 24, 2013 10:12

Nadezhda Kevorkova

Nadezhda Kevorkova
Nadezhda Kevorkova has worked at RT since 2010, before which she was a special correspondent for ‘Novaya gazeta,’ ‘Nezavisimaya gazeta,’ and ‘Gazeta.’ Kevorkova has also worked extensively in Russian mass-media. As a war correspondent, she covered the Arab Spring, military and religious conflicts, and the anti-globalization movement. She has worked as a reporter in Egypt, Sudan, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Hungary, Greece, Turkey, Cuba, and in the republics of the North Caucasus, Tatarstan, and in the Far East. In 2001, after an invitation from US State Department, Kevorkova visited a number of states, including Alaska. As a correspondent of 'Gazeta' she reported from Indian settlements in the US. She covered the ‘Gaza Freedom Flotilla’ in 2008, 2010 and 2011; she also visited Gaza several times during the blockade. In 2010, Kevorkova was nominated for the ‘International Women of Courage’ award.
​‘Time to wake up and start doing something’: How refugees live in Donbass

Over the past six months, the war has turned about 1 million people in Donbass into refugees, which is about a sixth of the entire population. Some went to other parts of Ukraine while others went to Russia.

December 19, 2014 15:41
What brings prosperous Westerners to join E. Ukraine militias?

There are two major hot zones in the modern world where foreigners have been siding with militias - Donbass and Syria. These people get different treatment from their home countries, depending on a particular state’s attitude toward these events.

December 05, 2014 14:09
Erdogan undiscovered America of Columbus

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shook the world when he said Muslims reached America 300 years before Columbus did.

November 18, 2014 16:19

Patrick Young

Patrick Young
Patrick L Young is expert in global financial markets working in multiple disciplines, ranging from trading independently to running exchanges. Born in Ireland, he is active in ‘emerging markets’ and is a passionate investor in the “New Europe.” A regular guest on RT, his books include “Capital Market Revolution!” which outlined the future of financial markets in the 21st century. He also edited “The Gathering Storm” which forecast, well, pretty much where the west is now... Patrick has written opinion pieces for leading journals including the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal and speaks at conferences throughout the world. He runs his own annual symposium on the future of finance: “Young Markets”. Patrick is Executive Director of DV Advisors and holds several non-executive directorships including Data City Exchange and Liquidnet Europe. Home Page: http://patricklyoung.net Twitter: @FrontierFinance
Putin’s press conference for all seasons

Tough love, a harsh economic climate, a Sino-centric eastern trade pivot and commitment to defend Russia against Western aggression marked the latest Putin’s press conference marathon.

December 19, 2014 12:18
Solstice searching: On market panics & currency collapse

The shortest day of the year is almost at hand. The longest night of worry for Russia’s economy is already upon us. Despite financial storm clouds which threaten international contagion, there is still hope.

December 17, 2014 11:08
Brussels: Austerity is for the little people

With remarkable timing as nations look at belt tightening, the EU decides to expand its contentious budget once again...

December 14, 2014 08:16

Pepe Escobar

Pepe Escobar
Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT and TomDispatch, and a frequent contributor to websites and radio shows ranging from the US to East Asia. Born in Brazil, he's been a foreign correspondent since 1985, and has lived in London, Paris, Milan, Los Angeles, Washington, Bangkok and Hong Kong. Even before 9/11 he specialized in covering the arc from the Middle East to Central and East Asia, with an emphasis on Big Power geopolitics and energy wars. He is the author of 'Globalistan' (Nimble Books, 2007), 'Red Zone Blues' (Nimble Books, 2007), 'Obama does Globalistan' (Nimble Books, 2009) and a contributing editor for a number of other books, including the upcoming 'Crossroads of Leadership: Globalization and the New American Century in the Obama Presidency' (Routledge). When not on the road, he alternates between Sao Paulo, New York, London, Bangkok and Hong Kong.
What Putin is not telling us

Even facing what under any circumstances is a perfect storm; President Putin delivered an extremely measured performance at his annual press conference and Q&A marathon.

December 18, 2014 15:25
Go West, Young Han

November 18, 2014: it’s a day that should live forever in history.

December 17, 2014 11:35
The new European 'arc of instability'

The European Council on Foreign Relations and Berlin think-tank Friedrich Ebert Stiftung have just reached more or less the same conclusion.

December 10, 2014 22:59

Robert Bridge

Robert Bridge
Robert Bridge, originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has worked as a journalist in Russia since 1998. His articles have appeared in a number of publications, including Russia in Global Affairs, The Drudge Report and Infowars.com.
Formerly the editor-in-chief of The Moscow News, Bridge is the author of the book “Midnight in the American Empire”, which was released in early 2013.
Latest Psaki gaffe no laughing matter

Jen Psaki, the US State Department spokesperson, uttered yet another gaffe when she declared that the Obama administration signed off on more economic sanctions against Russia, setting off alarm bells in Russia.

December 18, 2014 15:23
America tuned out as Congress bangs war drum against Russia

On December 4, as America was tuned into Thursday night football, or staring into the cold depths of the refrigerator at commercial time, House members brought the nation one step closer to all-out war with Russia.

December 07, 2014 20:32
Is it really ‘racist’ to joke about Barack Obama?

Former SNL comedian and impersonator Dana Carvey struck a serious note when he lambasted the comedy industry for going soft on America’s first black president for fear of arousing the “snake” of political correctness.

December 01, 2014 10:04