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Marina Dzhashi

Treaty to accept Crimea, Sevastopol to Russian Federation signed
Russia and Crimea have signed treaty of accession of the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol in the Russian Federation following President Putin’s address to the Parliament.

18.03.2014 11:50

Lavrov: Right Sector radicals call the tune in Ukraine
Ukraine’s new government is under the influence of the radical nationalists, according to Russia’s Foreign Minister, who believes his foreign counterparts are well aware of the fact, but are unwilling to acknowledge it.

08.03.2014 09:24

First day of Sochi Paralympics is GO: Russia grabs 12 medals
The Winter Paralympic Games have kicked off in Sochi, with 12 sets of medals at stake. The Russian team is currently topping the medal count, with 12 medals, 4 of them gold.

08.03.2014 09:46

‘Broader economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine would hit EU as well’
Sanctions against Russia could be bad for the weak economies in the periphery of the eurozone. Many EU states also have strong connections with Russia, while Russia needs EU money to stabilize its budget, German MP Philipp Missfelder told RT.

07.03.2014 07:28

Ukrainian parliament appoints speaker as acting president
The opposition-controlled Ukrainian parliament has voted to appoint its freshly-elected Speaker Aleksandr Turchinov as acting president. MPs supporting the move arguing that President Yanukovich has de facto resigned his office.

23.02.2014 10:41

How Jimmy Kimmel pranked US media with '#SochiFail: Wolf in my hall' video
A video of a wolf wandering through a hallway of a Sochi Olympic dorm posted by American luger, Kate Hansen, caused media frenzy in the US. Little did they know that the clip was filmed and placed on Hansen’s page by a US comedy talk show.

21.02.2014 14:23

Clashes, teargas mark third anniversary of Bahrain uprising
Clashes with police have marked the third anniversary of the Bahrain uprising that had seen numerous human rights violations by the government and wide social discontent of the majority Shia population with the minority ruling Sunni monarchy.

14.02.2014 02:53

Girafficide: Second healthy giraffe named Marius may be slaughtered in Denmark
A second Danish zoo has said it may have to kill one of its healthy male giraffes just four days after a Copenhagen zoo publically slaughtered and skinned its 18-months-old Marius despite international outrage and offers to rehome the animal.

13.02.2014 13:27

Crime and corruption rife in South Africa ahead of May elections
“People here seek a better life through crime,” a police officer in Alexandra township – a former center of anti-apartheid activism – told RT. As South Africa celebrates 20 years of democracy, corruption and poverty continue to trouble the country.

12.02.2014 10:54

Frack on: Total bets $47 mln on UK shale revolution
Total will become the first global oil major to bet on the UK’s home-grown shale revolution with a $47 million investment. Banned in a lot of Europe, hydrocarbon drilling could reduce Britain’s energy concerns.

13.01.2014 10:56

Waters wars: How aquatic scarcity sparks conflicts between states
As they say, ‘water is life’, with its shortage continuing to fuel conflicts around the world. Since the mid-20th century, the planet has seen nearly 180 disputes connected to water resources, and among the latest is the problem in Egypt.

07.01.2014 16:31

Sochi Olympics gives new chance to Persian leopards in the Caucasus
With the leopard selected as one of the mascots of the upcoming Sochi Olympics, a program to restore the big cats’ population has been launched in the Caucasus mountains. Zoologists already have some successes to boast about.

06.01.2014 14:24

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