• Moscow threatens ‘to cut off oxygen’ to EU countryRT - Jun 27th 2022 3:30pm EDT

    Former Russian president promised “tough” retaliatory measures to Lithuania for Kaliningrad blockade Moscow’s response to the Lithuanian ban on Kaliningrad transit could be tough enough to “cut off oxygen” to the Baltic countries, former Russian president Dmitry Medvedev warned. Kaliningrad is a small Russian exclave nestled between Lithuania and Poland. Earlier this month, Lithuania’s national […]

  • Pro-EU government charges pro-Russian ex-presidentRT - Jun 27th 2022 3:27pm EDT

    Igor Dodon has been accused of abuse of office in relation to electricity purchases for Moldova Former Moldovan President Igor Dodon is facing new criminal charges, having now been accused of abuse of office “in the interests of an organized criminal group,” the country’s Office of the Prosecutor General announced on Monday. According to the […]

  • Two countries apply to join BRICSRT - Jun 27th 2022 3:09pm EDT

    Iran and Argentina see potential in Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa bloc The Islamic Republic of Iran has officially submitted its application to join the group of five emerging economies made up of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, the foreign ministry in Tehran announced on Monday. The move comes after the Iranian president addressed the BRICS […]

  • Son of ex-Barcelona star Larsson quits Russian clubRT - Jun 27th 2022 3:02pm EDT

    Jordan Larsson is now effectively a free agent A string of clubs have reportedly approached Jordan Larsson after the son of Celtic, Sweden and FC Barcelona legend Henrik had his Spartak Moscow contract terminated by mutual agreement. The Russian Premier League giants confirmed the development on Monday evening, and thanked the 25-year-old for his part […]

  • ‘Pro-Russian’ hackers take revenge for Kaliningrad blockadeRT - Jun 27th 2022 2:47pm EDT

    The hacking group Killnet has knocked out Lithuanian government sites with a major DDoS attack Self-styled ‘pro-Russian’ hacking group Killnet took down numerous Lithuanian government and corporate websites with a major DDoS attack on Monday, two days after warning Vilnius that failure to unblock the railway and road corridor to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad […]

  • Chemical giant’s plant may close due to gas shortage – WSJRT - Jun 27th 2022 2:08pm EDT

    Germany’s BASF may shut down its biggest facility due to reduced Russian gas supply, the newspaper reports German chemicals major BASF may be forced to halt production at the world’s biggest chemicals plant in Ludwigshafen, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing shortages of cheap and abundant Russian gas. According to the report, BASF […]

  • Chlorine gas explosion kills at least 10, injures hundreds (VIDEO)RT - Jun 27th 2022 2:02pm EDT

    A falling tank ruptured and engulfed the Jordanian port of Aqaba with a dense yellow gas cloud A chlorine gas explosion killed at least 10 people and injured 250 at the port of Aqaba, Jordan, on Monday. Video footage captured the moment a gas tank fell from a crane and exploded, releasing a dense cloud […]

  • France suggests replacement for Russian oilRT - Jun 27th 2022 1:39pm EDT

    Paris reportedly wants sanctioned Iranian and Venezuelan crude to return to the global market The French government wants to replace Russian oil by allowing sanctioned crude from Iran and Venezuela to return to the global market, news agencies reported on Monday, citing President Emmanuel Macron’s office. France also wants a proposed mechanism to cap the […]

  • Zelensky claims Russia hit shopping mallRT - Jun 27th 2022 1:10pm EDT

    Kiev says the incoming Russian missiles set fire to a shopping center in Kremenchug, central Ukraine A shopping center in the central Ukrainian city of Kremenchug caught fire after what the government said was a Russian missile strike on Monday. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said “over a thousand civilians” were inside the mall. The regional […]

  • Washington unveils new sanctions on RussiaRT - Jun 27th 2022 1:10pm EDT

    The US and other G7 nations will target defense industry supply chains, the White House says The US and other G7 nations are about to impose restrictions on “hundreds of individuals and entities” as part of its new round of sanctions on Russia, the White House announced on Monday. The measures will target Russia’s military-industrial […]