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Articles and photographs by RT on Pressenza do not fall under the Creative Commons license are are not reproducible in any way. With its first channel launched in December 2005, the RT network now consists of three global news channels broadcasting in English, Spanish and Arabic, RT America broadcasting from a Washington, DC studio, RT UK airing from London, and a documentary channel RTDoc – in English and Russian. Today RT has a global reach of over 700 million people in 100+ countries. RT news covers the major issues of our time for viewers wishing to question more and delivers stories often missed by the mainstream media to create news with an edge. RT provides an alternative perspective on major global events, and acquaints an international audience with the Russian viewpoint. rt.com

25.06.2018

Fake news: Russia dog execution image actually shot in Pakistan

Fake news: Russia dog execution image actually shot in Pakistan

A picture circulating online of an alleged dog cull in Russia actually depicts Pakistan, during an attempt to reduce the number of stray animals on the streets of Karachi in 2016. Ahead of the World Cup there were fears that Russia would try to exterminate stray dogs in time for… »

10.04.2018

‘Mutant fish in murky waters’: US brings global chaos & has no real friends, says Russia’s UN envoy

‘Mutant fish in murky waters’: US brings global chaos & has no real friends, says Russia’s UN envoy

Russia has warned the US and its allies against “fishing in murky waters” of the Middle East, causing further chaos there. The US shouldn’t assume it has friends, only countries unable to disagree, UN envoy Vassily Nebenzia said. The US and its allies have failed to understand the warning of… »

02.02.2018

The West’s new ‘values-based’ racism

The West’s new ‘values-based’ racism

Psychologists say that every war first starts in human hearts – with the dehumanization of one’s opponent. The current sad state of Russia’s relations with the US and the EU is characterized by exactly that – dehumanization. The modern form of the Western denial of an opponent’s human qualities… »

11.12.2017

Jeremy Corbyn and Noam Chomsky win peace prize amid media silence

Jeremy Corbyn and Noam Chomsky win peace prize amid media silence

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been awarded the Sean MacBride Peace Prize along with Noam Chomsky and Japanese anti-military base activists, yet the award received scant coverage in the British media. The International Peace Bureau presents the Sean MacBride Peace Prize to individuals, organizations or movements for their work… »

11.10.2017

European Central Bank made almost €8bn from Greece’s financial crisis

European Central Bank made almost €8bn from Greece’s financial crisis

The European Central Bank (ECB) has profited handsomely from its holdings of Greek government debt, according to a document seen by the Financial Times. A written response to a request from a Greek MEP showed the bank collected €7.8 billion in interest payments between 2012-2016 on Greek sovereign bonds acquired… »

11.10.2017

Sweden’s wild boars have ‘extremely high’ radiation levels 31 years after Chernobyl

Sweden’s wild boars have ‘extremely high’ radiation levels 31 years after Chernobyl

The number of radioactive boars in Sweden is increasing, more than three decades after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster caused radioactive pollution in the country. A wild boar was found to have radiation levels more than 10 times over the safety limit. Hunters in Gavle, a city in the north of… »

18.07.2017

11 passengers thrown off plane following spontaneous protest over on-board deportee

11 passengers thrown off plane following spontaneous protest over on-board deportee

A group of passengers who forced a two-and-a-half delay of a flight between Barcelona and Dakar by protesting against the deportation of a Senegalese man on-board, were barred from re-boarding the plane and are now considering legal action. There were 172 passengers scheduled to depart on low-cost airline Vueling’s flight… »

01.07.2017

Forest fire rages in Chernobyl exclusion zone; spews radioactivity into the air again

Forest fire rages in Chernobyl exclusion zone; spews radioactivity into the air again

A forest fire has erupted in the Chernobyl exclusion zone forests during tree cutting works, according to the State Emergency Service of Ukraine. While a helicopter and two planes were dispatched to the site, the fire is still ongoing. “At 12:35pm [local time] during technological tree cutting works in the… »

01.07.2017

Report on alleged April Idlib chemical attack based on questionable evidence – Russian OPCW rep

Report on alleged April Idlib chemical attack based on questionable evidence – Russian OPCW rep

The latest OPCW report on the April Idlib chemical incident lacks sufficient evidence and is based on data provided mostly by only one side of the Syrian conflict without necessary verification, the Russian OPCW representative, Aleksandr Shulgin, told RT. “The conclusions of this report are based on questionable data provided… »

25.06.2017

‘Another world is possible’: Corbyn headlines Glastonbury stage with message of unity

‘Another world is possible’: Corbyn headlines Glastonbury stage with message of unity

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn used his spot on the Glastonbury festival’s main Pyramid Stage to hit out at “elites” that doubted his party’s election campaign, and reminded supporters of their power to affect change in the UK. Fresh from an election in which Labour unexpectedly gained seats, Corbyn addressed thousands… »

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