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War witness

'They tortured us, now they march along central streets' - Survivors of Latvian concentration camp to RT
Ex-inmates in Latvia’s concentration camp at Salaspils, where thousands died, including children, are appalled at the resurgence of far-right nationalism. While Riga prefers to turn a blind eye to the atrocities, witnesses share their stories with RT.

12.04.2015 12:51

History lesson? Poroshenko says ‘Hitler & Stalin started WWII, wanted to divide Europe’
Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin were equally blamed for setting off World War II by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday. Both the Nazi and Soviet leaders were behind the “massacre,” aiming at “splitting Europe,” Poroshenko lectured.

09.04.2015 20:40

‘Our youth not listed among war losses’: RT interviews 70 WWII witnesses
They survived the Great Patriotic War carrying its horrors through their lives. On the eve of the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany, RT interviewed 70 war witnesses who recount their wartime memories.

06.04.2015 03:26

Fear, hunger and heroism: RT interviews 70 War Witnesses for 70th V-Day anniversary
Their tales are tense, harrowing and touching by turn – every day until Victory Day on May 9, RT will upload a mini-documentary highlighting a memorable wartime story retold by those who witnessed World War II at close quarters.

30.03.2015 20:55

MoD splashes out on ​£500k-a-year boss despite military spending cuts
Amid chaos over defense cuts and strategy, the Ministry of Defense’s newest boss will be paid up to £535,000 (US$800,000) a year to lead the department’s multi-billion pound equipment program.

27.03.2015 09:53

Nazi ‘virus’ vaccine worn off since Nuremberg trials?
Everyone, who, as myself, has a kid in high school, is used to answering countless questions. I wonder, if any of you is finding it harder now to answer simple questions like “Wasn’t Nazism defeated in the WWII? Weren’t the Nazis convicted in Nuremberg?”

17.03.2015 15:46

​ISIS taking advantage of Syrian conflict, opposition & govt should cease fire – UN envoy tells RT
It would be far more easy to address the issue of ISIS in Syria if the opposition and the government negotiated a ceasefire, the UN envoy Staffan de Mistura told RT, emphasizing that the mediators’ role is to help Syrian people find a Syrian solution.

06.03.2015 03:34

Will ceasefire hold? Thin hopes in E. Ukraine hours before truce as shelling goes on
On the eve of the Minsk-agreed ceasefire, locals in eastern Ukraine are far from being too optimistic. The horrors of the war leave little room for hope, RT journalists in the region have found out.

14.02.2015 06:06

​UK foreign aid spending ‘not fit for purpose’ – report
Britain’s foreign aid budget is growing at such a rate that ministers are “struggling” to use it properly, a new report suggests, as politicians are criticized for spending too much on overseas development.

12.02.2015 15:33

​Teenage army cadets threatened with beheading, barracks security tightened
Police are upping security after two girls were allegedly threatened with beheading as they left an army reserve center in Northumbria.

06.02.2015 15:33

​More Muslims needed in British Army, urges military chief
More British Muslims should be recruited into the UK’s armed forces, one of Britain’s highest-ranking soldiers has said. Muslim Public Affairs Committee UK blamed the poor uptake on the community’s ‘demonization’ and Britain’s ‘unethical’ foreign policy.

06.02.2015 12:30

Pregnant activist crashes glitzy arms industry dinner, urges guests ‘consider career change’
A pregnant political activist entered a glitzy arms industry dinner in Westminster, commandeered a microphone and warned assembled arms dealers and MPs that making profit “causing death and destruction around the world” is unacceptable.

05.02.2015 15:19