Russia’s Foreign Ministry has offered the US and the EU to form an international support group for Ukraine to help the country elaborate a new constitution, conduct an all-people's referendum and then organize nationwide elections.
Representatives for the United States government defended the National Security Agency’s controversial surveillance programs before a hearing of the United Nations Human Rights Committee in Geneva, Switzerland last week.
Come April, hundreds of thousands of computers used by the US government could become susceptible to hackers and cyberattacks, largely due to the fact that they’ll be running an out-of-date operating system.
American and German inspectors will make observation flights over Russia and Belarus within the framework of the international treaty on Open Skies. The mission is set to verify the true position of Russian troops and military equipment.
The threat form the Ukrainian right wing group, Right Sector, to sabotage pipelines taking Russian gas to Europe must be taken seriously, British MP, author and broadcaster George Galloway, has told RT.
Ukrainian heavy military equipment, including armored personnel carriers and infantry fighting vehicles are heading towards the Russian border, while the eastern regions of Donetsk and Lugansk are protesting the entry of Ukrainian military hardware.
A crucial referendum on either becoming an integral part of Russia or staying within Ukraine on conditions of wide autonomy has kicked off in the Republic of Crimea despite international condemnation and pressure from Kiev.
With the beating of the head of Hatzalah’s local branch in Kiev and an earlier attack on a synagogue, many from the Jewish minority tell RT they feel they will be forced to leave the country, where the far-right is capitalizing on the turmoil.