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Despite NATO propaganda, Russia not planning to invade Baltic States
The latest US narrative on Russia is straight from the plot of a Hollywood fantasy: US superheroes versus a Russian villain. Sadly for the Baltic States, they are being used by Uncle Sam as bait.

25.06.2015 14:46

Putin’s approval rating hits historic high at 89 percent
Russian independent pollster, the Levada Center, says the share of Russians who are happy with Vladimir Putin’s work as president has reached 89 percent, which is his highest-ever approval rating.

24.06.2015 13:32

Putin agrees to corrections of ‘Foreign Agents Law’, blasts NGOs servicing foreign interests
The Russian president has admitted the possibility of amendments to the recently introduced law requiring NGOs sponsored from abroad to label themselves as foreign agents, but added that in general this law is fit for purpose.

23.06.2015 13:45

Russia isn’t a pawn on America’s chessboard
In his speech at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Putin identified the root cause of the rising tensions that have come to characterize relations between Russia and the West, responsible for hurtling the world toward another Cold War.

21.06.2015 12:55

​Supporting closer ties between the EU and Eurasian Economic Union
As Russian President Vladimir Putin told the Italian daily Il Corriere della Sera, we have always proposed a serious relationship to Europe. For a long time we have been talking about the need to deepen Russia-EU ties. It seems today nobody objects.

20.06.2015 14:09

‘If Greek financial assistance is needed, we will consider that’ – Russian Deputy PM
​With the Greek government locked in negotiations with international creditors – the IMF, the ECB and the European Commission – over its €240 billion debt, fears are mounting that the country could default on its massive loan and exit the Eurozone.

20.06.2015 15:40

​World no closer to Cold War-style nuclear standoff, Putin tells global media chiefs
Russia’s deployment of 40 additional nuclear ballistic missiles in response to the US military buildup in Europe doesn’t mean the world is at greater risk of a nuclear war, President Vladimir Putin told the heads of global news agencies.

20.06.2015 10:44

Putin: Russia is not aspiring to superpower status, just wants to be respected
Russia is not acting aggressively and doesn’t aspire for hegemony or superpower status, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said during a business forum in St. Petersburg, stressing that it just wants to be respected by its international partners.

19.06.2015 14:06

‘Powerful people in the West and in Kiev do not want a Ukrainian settlement’ – Prof. Stephen Cohen
Arguing that there is a peace and war party in almost every capital, Professor Stephen Cohen, scholar of Russian studies at Princeton and New York Universities, told RT he believes the war party in Washington is against the Minsk agreement.

19.06.2015 13:30

‘This road of austerity is spiral of death’ – Greek minister
Today Greece represents a friction of opposition between two different visions of Europe – a Europe of austerity and a Europe looking back to its old social model, Greek Minister of Administrative Reform George Katrougalos, told RT.

19.06.2015 13:21

Putin: Unilateral US withdrawal from ABM treaty pushing Russia toward new arms race
Global decisions like the US pulling out of a treaty banning strategic anti-ballistic missile defenses are pushing the world towards a new Cold War, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. Military conflicts have a far lesser impact, he added.

19.06.2015 12:59

​Meet the new Bush, same as the old Bush
Jeb Bush formally announced his candidacy for president of the United States. While he certainly has the name recognition, it is precisely his name, and the legacy that comes with it, that could be both one of his greatest assets and political obstacles.

18.06.2015 10:24