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'It’s a dead end': German FM joins chorus of discontent over Russia sanctions rhetoric
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called for restraint in imposing new sanctions on Russia, as politicians, businesses and the general public in Germany grow ever more skeptical of putting more pressure on Moscow.

18.05.2014 08:06

Lugansk and Donetsk regions vote for self-determination
Polling stations have closed in Ukraine's self-proclaimed People’s Republics of Donetsk and Lugansk after a referendum on independence from the Kiev government. The turnout reached over 70 percent, according to organizers of the poll.

11.05.2014 03:12

Portugal poised to exit bailout program, austerity battle scars remain
Europe’s western-most country is poised to exit its 78 billion euro ($108 billion) international bailout program, which officially ends May 17. While politicians remain positive, the economy still exhibits deep wounds left from austerity policies.

23.04.2014 12:53

Donetsk protesters prepare for Kiev military attack, referendum
As the armed storming of the Donetsk administration building seized by the protesters seems imminent, the anti-government movement is preparing for the referendum set to form their new way of life and the country they’re going to live in.

10.04.2014 11:01

Coups for export: US has history of supporting anti-govt upheavals
The US has been selective in supporting the self-determination of nations. It continues to dismiss Crimea's choice to reunite with Russia, while at the same time backs the coup in Kiev. And the idea is hardly new for Washington.

22.03.2014 05:09

101 injured, 29 arrested in Madrid as anti-austerity march turns violent
Protesters clashed with police in Madrid as thousands of people trekked across Spain to protest austerity which they claim is destroying their country. Under the banner "no more cuts!" the protesters called for an end to the government’s "empty promises."

22.03.2014 05:01

New report reveals how ‘American neocons’ stage attacks against alternative media
​The recent on-air resignation by former RT news anchor Liz Wahl was just the latest stunt orchestrated by a neo-conservative think tank, according to a new investigative report shedding light on the group’s role in an ongoing Cold War revival campaign.

20.03.2014 02:16

Witnesses at Crimea base: 'No fighting or shooting like reported on TV'
Recent reports from Western media say Russian troops have allegedly seized control of the naval base near the Crimean city of Bakhchisaray on Monday, with “shots being fired in the air.” However, the sailors at the base deny all these reports.

11.03.2014 05:59

​Why referendum? Crimeans speak out on Ukraine
A referendum in Crimea will say in a week if the region wants more autonomy from Kiev, or if it sees itself a part of Russia. RT’s Paula Slier asked residents of Crimea’s capital whether they want to have the region’s status changed and, if so, why.

09.03.2014 05:58

'Let's go!' 80th birthday of Yury Gagarin, first man in space
On March 9, legendary Soviet cosmonaut Yury Gagarin, the first man in space, would have turned 80. His 108-minute epic orbital flight on April 12, 1961 ushered in the era of space exploration – and his charming smile became its symbol.

08.03.2014 15:02

​Rule by oligarchs: Kiev appoints billionaires to govern east
The self-proclaimed government in Kiev has appointed two of Ukraine’s richest men to govern large industrial regions in the defiant east. One of the reasons for the Maidan protest was the influence the rich have on politics in the country.

03.03.2014 05:54

Calls in Kiev to ‘regain nuclear status in six months’
Unable to resolve tensions with the largely pro-Russian autonomous region of Crimea, Kiev is bombarding Moscow with accusations and warnings. Some politicians have even threatened to restock Ukraine’s nuclear arsenal.

01.03.2014 05:14