• Moscow warns of false-flag chemical attack in Ukraine

    RT - Jun 9th 2022 6:47am EDT

    “Kiev script writers” are trying to frame the Russian military, Defense Ministry claims Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) is plotting “another provocation with the use of hazardous chemicals” as part of Kiev’s smear campaign against Moscow, Russia’s Ministry of Defense claimed on Wednesday, amid the ongoing military offensive in the neighboring country. Speaking at a briefing, […]

  • US Senator suggests cocaine solution to fuel crisis

    RT - Jun 9th 2022 6:00am EDT

    With gas prices so high in the country, it would be cheaper to buy cocaine and just run everywhere, John Kennedy says Republican senator John Kennedy has said he knows how to deal with the record-breaking gas prices in the US, suggesting that Americans would be better off using drugs instead of fuel to get […]

  • UN warns of global food ‘catastrophe’

    RT - Jun 9th 2022 5:59am EDT

    Millions of people could go hungry if grain exports from Russia and Ukraine decline further, according to the United Nations Up to 181 million people in 41 countries could be hit by severe food shortages this year due to the conflict in Ukraine and its impact on grain and fertilizer exports, according to a UN […]

  • Biden responds to calls for overhaul of gun laws

    RT - Jun 9th 2022 5:45am EDT

    The US president says he doesn’t want to “abuse” the Constitution for the sake of tougher regulations on firearms US President Joe Biden has said he doesn’t want to “abuse the Constitution” to enact tougher gun laws in response to a series of deadly mass shootings. The president made his comments on the Jimmy Kimmel […]

  • Football club fires coaches for ‘different view’ on Russia conflict

    RT - Jun 9th 2022 5:43am EDT

    The team said ‘those who have a different opinion’ are not welcome Ukrainian football club FC Kryvbas has sacked two coaches for apparently having dissenting views on the conflict with Russia. The club, which hails from the central Ukrainian city of Krivoy Rog and plays in the country’s second tier, announced on its website that youth […]

  • Secret Service tackles Biden protester (VIDEO)

    RT - Jun 9th 2022 5:22am EDT

    An activist who walked in front of a motorcade was pushed to the ground and handcuffed by an agent A Secret Service agent slammed a female protester on the ground and handcuffed her after she moved in front of a motorcade near the Los Angeles Convention Center on Wednesday. The footage of the takedown was […]

  • Pentagon details plan on Ukrainian troop training

    RT - Jun 9th 2022 5:20am EDT

    A platoon of Ukrainian soldiers at a time will be taught how to use US rocket artillery, America’s top general says A training course on how to use American multiple-launch rocket systems takes from three to four weeks, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, said on Wednesday. A platoon of Ukrainian […]

  • Turkey questions US military activities in Greece

    RT - Jun 9th 2022 4:57am EDT

    Turkey’s president challenges the US claim that its military bases in Greece are there to counter Russia Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has cast doubt over the need for the US to expand its military presence in Greece, and Washington’s claim that its bases are needed to counter Russia. “Currently, nine US military bases have […]

  • Leaked documents expose US ‘Ministry of Truth’

    RT - Jun 9th 2022 1:42am EDT

    Whistleblower files suggest the government sought to ‘operationalize’ social media sites to combat supposed disinformation The Joe Biden administration planned to use its now-shelved Disinformation Governance Board (DGB) to make social media platforms remove posts the government deemed false, according to leaked documents obtained by Republican lawmakers.  GOP Senators Chuck Grassley (Iowa) and Josh Hawley (Missouri) […]

  • Israel updates Iran attack plans

    RT - Jun 8th 2022 11:03pm EDT

    The stepped-up preparations follow multiple upgrades to Israel’s F-35 fighter jet and a massive round of air drills The Israeli Air Force has developed the ability to fly bombing raids into Iran without the need for midair refueling, the Jerusalem Post reported, noting that the military updated its options against the Islamic Republic after recent […]

  • US uses travel giants as spying tools

    RT - Jun 8th 2022 8:24pm EDT

    Secret order under a 1789 law made travel companies track a person of interest Using a 233-year-old law, the US government ordered two major global travel companies to track a Russian national so he could be arrested and extradited, Forbes magazine disclosed on Wednesday. The outlet sued to obtain the court records, aided by privacy […]

  • Moldova paving way to join Romania & NATO – ex-president

    RT - Jun 8th 2022 6:32pm EDT

    The pro-EU Moldovan government is paving the way for foreign troop presence on its territory, former president Igor Dodon claims A looming economic crisis, which Moldova is about to face due to rising gas prices, is just a step on the way to Chisinau losing its sovereignty, the former Moldovan president, Igor Dodon, claimed on […]

  • US military plane crashes in California – reports

    RT - Jun 8th 2022 5:34pm EDT

    Five are feared dead in the incident near just north of the border with Mexico A military aircraft of unspecified type crashed on Wednesday in California’s Imperial County, about 30 miles north of the Mexican border. The five people on board are presumed dead. Preliminary reports mentioned “nuclear material” on board. While the US Marine […]

  • US Supreme Court justice targeted for assassination

    RT - Jun 8th 2022 5:22pm EDT

    An armed man has been charged for targeting Justice Brett Kavanaugh over abortion and gun control A man who told the police he was seeking to kill US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was arrested in a Maryland suburb of Washington, DC on Wednesday. Nicholas Roske had a gun and other weapons in his bag […]

  • Iran shuts down nuclear watchdog’s cameras

    RT - Jun 8th 2022 3:17pm EDT

    Tehran says it will stop ‘voluntary’ cooperation with IAEA outside of Nonproliferation Treaty Tehran has announced it is ceasing “voluntary” cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) outside of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT), on Wednesday. The move would see the UN nuclear watchdog’s cameras at the Iranian nuclear facilities dismantled if they are […]

  • Foreigners who fought for Ukraine plead guilty

    RT - Jun 8th 2022 3:17pm EDT

    Two Britons and a Moroccan are on trial as mercenaries in a Donetsk court Three foreigners who fought for Ukrainian forces have pleaded guilty to a number of charges in a Donetsk court on Wednesday. British nationals Shaun Pinner and Aiden Aslin, and Moroccan citizen Ibrahim Saadoun, face a series of charges – some of which […]

  • Olympic chief takes swipe at Wimbledon’s Russian ban

    RT - Jun 8th 2022 12:25pm EDT

    Thomas Bach warned against political inference in sport International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has cited the case of Wimbledon’s ban on Russian and Belarusian players while cautioning against political interference in sport, but again attempted to justify the measures his organization has recommended against the two countries. Speaking at the Association of Summer […]

  • British soldiers investigated after orgy video – media

    RT - Jun 8th 2022 12:06pm EDT

    Dozens of elite paratroopers were reportedly caught on film having sex with a woman they smuggled onto their barracks The British Army has launched an investigation after dozens of elite paratroopers from the 16 Air Assault Brigade were allegedly filmed having sex with a woman that they smuggled onto their base according to a report by […]

  • The story of when Israel attacked America, and the US government sided with Tel Aviv

    RT - Jun 8th 2022 12:05pm EDT

    RT remembers the story of USS Liberty, an American battleship attacked by Israeli forces in 1967 On June 8, 1967, Israel attacked an American intelligence ship named the USS Liberty. The incident left two-thirds of the ship’s crew dead or injured, in an intentional assault by the Israeli military, yet the US government’s response was […]

  • Turkey’s NATO wish list revealed by media

    RT - Jun 8th 2022 11:59am EDT

    The bloc’s membership hopefuls Finland and Sweden are reportedly facing ten demands from Ankara Turkey has presented Finland and Sweden with a list of ten requirements they must meet to secure Ankara’s support for their NATO membership bids, the Yeni Safak outlet reported on Wednesday, citing the documents it had obtained. While the Turkish government […]

  • New law targeting LGBT propaganda introduced in Russia

    RT - Jun 8th 2022 11:54am EDT

    Proposed fines for promoting non-traditional sexual relations could exceed $160,000 Russian lawmakers are considering a new law targeting LGBT propaganda. It would provide for fines of up to $160,000 for promoting non-traditional sexual relations. The draft legislation was submitted to Russia’s State Duma on Tuesday and is currently being reviewed by the state-building and legislation […]

  • US wants to seize Russian billionaire’s planes

    RT - Jun 8th 2022 11:48am EDT

    The two airplanes, worth $400 million, belong to Roman Abramovich A US court on Monday issued warrants for the seizure of two luxury planes owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. According to a press release by the Department of Justice, the move is part of the recent sanctions issued against Russia over the conflict in […]

  • China responds to secret foreign base claims

    RT - Jun 8th 2022 11:44am EDT

    Washington Post report about a naval base being set up by Beijing in Cambodia was “disinformation,” China’s foreign ministry says Beijing has rejected a report by the Washington Post claiming that a Chinese naval base is being secretly built in Cambodia. “China and Cambodia are comprehensive strategic cooperative partners enjoying open, transparent, logical and legitimate […]

  • Kiev names condition for resuming grain exports

    RT - Jun 8th 2022 11:42am EDT

    “No grain will go anywhere” unless Ukraine’s security is ensured, a senior official has said Ukraine will resume grain exports only when its own security is ensured, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Alexey Danilov said on Tuesday as the Russian military offensive continues in his country. Speaking on national TV, Danilov recalled a […]

  • Game companies and streamers cash in on gamers’ self-destructive gambling addictions

    RT - Jun 8th 2022 11:16am EDT

    Both developers and influencers encourage players to gamble away millions of dollars The twin evils of the videogame industry – streaming service Twitch and game publisher Activision Blizzard – have reached new lows, crossing the threshold of user exploitation with the promotion of gambling. Not content with raking in millions of dollars a day from […]