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‘US hunts for Russians’: Moscow warns citizens traveling abroad
Russia has urged its citizens to weigh all the risks before traveling abroad, warning that the US is on a global “hunt” for Russian nationals, according to the latest statement published by the Foreign Ministry.

23.05.2015 00:31

Kiev bars Ukrainian-born RT journalist at border, bans her entry for 3 yrs
An RT Deutsch correspondent, who has recently covered stories on the Ukrainian crisis, including the Odessa massacre, has been turned back at the border by Ukraine’s Security Service, and banned from entering the country for three years.

23.05.2015 01:20

Chance to bridge European divide missed at Eastern Partnership summit – Moscow
Some European countries have once again failed to mend the deepening split on the continent, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said, commenting on the Riga summit results. Instead, a furthering of east-west divisions prevailed, Moscow believes.

22.05.2015 20:15

Western media bashing of Putin’s circle boomerangs – pres admin head to RT
Recent accusations of corruption flung by Western media at those close to Vladimir Putin are desperate attempts to get at the Russian President, the head of the presidential administration Sergey Ivanov told RT.

22.05.2015 19:02

Apocalyptic rainstorm floods Moscow streets, lightning blasts gas station (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
A heavy rainstorm washed over the Russian capital on Friday, prompting an extreme weather warning, sending torrents of water rushing down the city’s streets, and blowing up a gas station with lightning.

22.05.2015 17:52

Russia launches production of upgraded Mi-26, world’s largest helicopter
The world’s most powerful heavy transport helicopter, the Mi-26T2, is now officially on the production line, Russian Helicopters Corp announced.

22.05.2015 12:28

Voice of America falling behind RT on Facebook & YouTube – BBG Watch
The US taxpayer-funded Voice of America is losing out to Russian multimedia broadcaster RT in popularity on social networks and services, according to analysis by BBG Watch, an independent watchdog blog that follows American media outreach abroad.

22.05.2015 09:51

BRICS trample US in South America
It started in April with a rash of deals between Argentina and Russia during President Cristina Kirchner’s visit to Moscow.

22.05.2015 13:36

Kiev’s limitations on human rights in Donbass ‘not a carte blanche’
Ukraine’s derogation from certain human rights obligations in east Ukraine does not give it carte blanche; all restrictions must be proportionate or necessary, and monitored by international bodies, Rachel Denber of Human Rights Watch, told RT.

22.05.2015 09:58

Russia ready for dialogue, despite Western media attacks – Putin’s spokesman
Vladimir Putin’s spokesman has described attacks by US and UK media on Russia and its president as “loosely made up lies,” but said that Moscow was prepared to work with the West despite this “pinching and nibbling.”

22.05.2015 12:30

Russian space agency Roscosmos misused $1.8bn – Audit Chamber
Russia's Audit Chamber has discovered $1.8 billion of financial violations in the Roscosmos space agency. According to Chamber head Tatyana Golikova, this included accounting violations, misuse of budget funds and inefficient spending on construction.

22.05.2015 11:49

Russian leftists promise intl action over fresh anti-communist laws in Ukraine
The UN and PACE must officially denounce the latest Ukrainian laws discriminating against Communists and press for the cancelation of these acts as violating the political freedoms of Ukrainian citizens, believes the head of the Communists of Russia.

22.05.2015 09:28