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Sean Thomas

Donetsk shelled as Kiev ‘orders massive fire’ on militia-held E. Ukraine
Ukrainian troops have launched a massive assault on militia-held areas Sunday morning after an order from Kiev, a presidential aide said. The self-proclaimed Donetsk republic’s leader accused Kiev of trying to restart the war.

18.01.2015 09:47

Sunni insurgents take over nuclear materials in northern Iraq
Iraq says “terrorist groups” have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university in the country's north. Iraq's UN envoy has appealed for help to "stave off the threat of their use by terrorists in Iraq or abroad."

July 10, 2014 15:28

Russian journalists released, flown from Kiev to Russia
Two Russian journalists working for LifeNews agency, detained by Kiev forces for almost a week, have been released and flown to Russia, according to the head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov.

24.05.2014 20:23

Crimea creates own military by swearing in self-defense units
Volunteers from self-defense units are taking an oath of allegiance to the people of Crimea as the autonomous republic puts together its own military in order to respond to possible provocations from the coup-imposed government in Kiev.

10.03.2014 18:52

Ukraine Justice Ministry seized by rioters
Protesters in Kiev seized the Justice Ministry building near Independence Square on Sunday, following a day of calm. It comes one day after rioters seiged a convention center in the capital where police were stationed.

26.01.2014 23:23

Three years after revolution there is little to celebrate in Egypt
Both the Egyptian interim government and the Muslim Brotherhood have themselves to blame for the poor security situation in the country, Egyptian journalist Mohammad Sabry told RT.

26.01.2014 03:45

Ukrainian opposition urges snap elections, continues protests despite PM position offer
Opposition leaders called for an early presidential election following a Saturday meeting with the government, where top government posts were offered to protest leaders and a review of the constitution was promised.

25.01.2014 20:19

‘Volgograd blasts blowback for Putin’s Syria policy’
The bombings in Volgograd are a geopolitical message to the Kremlin that its role in Syria issue isn’t taken kindly in certain quarters, and that Russia is now being made to suffer for its protection of Assad, geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser told RT.

31.12.2013 09:40

Syrian conflict: Kurds becoming an increasing factor in the region
Kurds are becoming a bigger trigger in Syria and across the region, including Iraq and Iran, President of the International Strategic Studies Association, Gregory R. Copley, told RT. He added that Saudi Arabia is an “unfortunate” player in the Syrian war.

14.12.2013 03:44

50 dead as passenger jet crashes in central Russia (PHOTOS,VIDEO)
Fifty people died after a Boeing passenger plane crashed on landing in the city of Kazan in central Russia on Sunday, according to the Emergencies Ministry. A doctor working at the scene said that only ashes and rubble were left from the plane.

17.11.2013 15:57

Evidence of chemical weapons use in Syria should not be kept secret - Lavrov
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said that a 'regime of secrecy' by the West is unacceptable with regard to Syria and evidence of the use of chemical weapons there. Information sharing is a must.

02.09.2013 06:20

UK drafts resolution blaming Assad for ‘chemical weapons’ attack
Britain has drafted a UN Security Council resolution condemning the Assad regime’s alleged use of chemical weapons. In spite of uncertainty over who was behind last week’s attack, Western powers are insisting the Syrian government was responsible.

28.08.2013 07:42