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Marina Dzhashi

8 killed in admin HQ blast as fighter jets deployed to Lugansk, Ukraine (VIDEO)
Eight people have been reported killed after an explosion in Lugansk’s regional administration building as Kiev deployed fighter jets to the city in eastern Ukraine. The jets overhead and heavy gunfire on the ground caused panic among civilians.

02.06.2014 12:14

Confirmed: Italian journalist killed in Eastern Ukraine
An Italian journalist has been killed near the Ukrainian city of Slavyansk during a mortar attack, the Italian Foreign Ministry has confirmed. The journalist was covering the ongoing conflict in the east of Ukraine ahead of the presidential elections.

25.05.2014 09:30

Russian anti-GMO activists raise funds for ‘first-ever’ independent intl research
As Russian MPs ponder over a draft bill that could see GMOs outlawed, the country’s chief genetic safety activist tells RT she is skeptical about the legislative initiative and urges ‘long-overdue’ independent international research.

17.05.2014 05:00

​UN-marked strike helicopter ‘used by Kiev against militia’ sparks scandal
The UN has voiced concerns over the apparent use of UN-marked helicopters by Kiev troops in their military operation against Donetsk regional militia. A video of a white-painted Mil Mi-24 strike helicopter with UN logo has emerged.

14.05.2014 07:28

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