• Berlin won’t nationalize seized Gazprom unit – media

    RT - Jun 15th 2022 5:48am EDT (Archive)

    Chancellor Scholz reportedly overruled the plan to avoid angering President Putin The German government is reportedly planning to provide a loan of €10 billion ($10.4 billion) to rescue the local unit of Russia’s state-owned energy giant Gazprom, which was seized by the country’s energy regulator in April, Bloomberg reports. On Tuesday, the government said in […]

  • Turkey comments on timeline for aspiring NATO members

    RT - Jun 15th 2022 5:17am EDT (Archive)

    Ankara has made it clear it won’t budge unless Sweden and Finland address its concerns Sweden and Finland’s NATO applications could be in limbo for a year if they continue to harbor Kurdish groups Ankara deems as “terrorists,” the chair of Turkey’s parliamentary foreign affairs committee says. Akif Cagatay Kilic reiterated on Tuesday that objections previously raised […]

  • Hungary humiliate England as racism row continues

    RT - Jun 15th 2022 4:40am EDT (Archive)

    The Three Lions were handed a worst home defeat in 90 years by their Hungarian visitors England slumped to their biggest home defeat since 1929 as they were routed 4-0 by Hungary in their UEFA Nations League encounter on Tuesday night, in a match marred by jeering from Three Lions fans during their opponents’ national […]

  • European court blocks UK deportation flight

    RT - Jun 15th 2022 4:34am EDT (Archive)

    A last-minute injunction grounded a plane carrying asylum seekers bound for Rwanda A handful of illegal migrants, whom the British government wanted to fly to Rwanda to process their asylum petitions, have been saved from deportation at the last moment. An injunction issued by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) kept their flight on […]

  • Russian border comes under fire from Ukraine – governor

    RT - Jun 15th 2022 4:31am EDT (Archive)

    A checkpoint in Russia’s Kursk Region has been targeted, according to the regional governor A border checkpoint in Russia’s Kursk Region was attacked by Ukraine on Wednesday morning, according to local governor Roman Starovoyt. The Krupets crossing was targeted at around 7.30am local time, he wrote on Telegram. “There were no casualties or destruction” as […]

  • Russian humanitarian corridor opens in Severodonetsk

    RT - Jun 15th 2022 4:00am EDT (Archive)

    Moscow says it will allow civilians to leave the besieged chemical plant, but won’t let soldiers sneak out The Russian military opened a humanitarian corridor for trapped civilians to leave the besieged Azot chemical plant in the city of Severodonetsk on Wednesday morning. On Tuesday, Moscow said Kiev had asked it to provide for safe […]

  • Switzerland closes airspace

    RT - Jun 15th 2022 2:52am EDT (Archive)

    Takeoffs and landings are halted at Zurich and Geneva airports, forcing incoming flights to reroute Switzerland closed its airspace for safety reasons early on Wednesday after a glitch in the country’s air traffic control system. “This airspace closure is in effect until further notice,” the air traffic control service Skyguide said, adding that it was […]

  • Canada to scale back vaccine mandates

    RT - Jun 15th 2022 12:47am EDT

    The government in Ottawa said it will drop vaccine requirements for federal workers and domestic travelers Canada is set to lift a series of vaccine mandates for travelers and government employees, reversing course on controversial policies which triggered mass protests across the country earlier this year.  The mandates will be phased out on June 20, […]

  • Mexico condemns Western Ukraine policies

    RT - Jun 14th 2022 11:20pm EDT (Archive)

    Funneling weapons into an active warzone is ‘immoral,’ Mexico’s president said Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has slammed Western countries for their approach to the conflict in Ukraine, suggesting that waves of foreign arms shipments will only result in more bloodshed.  Speaking to reporters for his daily press briefing on Monday, Obrador took a […]

  • Biden angrily denies being reckless spender

    RT - Jun 14th 2022 6:39pm EDT (Archive)

    The president has claimed to be a great deficit fighter and blamed Republicans for blocking him from reducing inflation President Joe Biden has pushed back against criticism that excessive government spending on his watch has contributed to the US inflation crisis, furiously denying that he has been fiscally reckless and blaming Republicans for obstructing him […]