• Musk pits billionaires against politicians

    RT - May 27th 2022 1:36am EDT

    The world’s richest man asked whether his followers trust government officials over the wealthy Tesla CEO Elon Musk asked social media users whether they trust politicians over billionaires in a viral Twitter poll, drawing more than 1 million votes in a matter of hours, most voicing doubt in their elected representatives. The tech entrepreneur – […]

  • Police kill man ‘carrying rifle near school’

    RT - May 26th 2022 11:49pm EDT

    A man reportedly carrying a firearm was shot dead by officers in a residential area of Toronto Several schools in Toronto, Canada were placed on lockdown after police shot and killed a man said to be toting a firearm in public. Authorities have offered few details about the deadly incident, which follows two mass shootings […]

  • Domestic terrorism bill fails in Senate

    RT - May 26th 2022 8:53pm EDT

    Democrat proposal to expand domestic terrorism powers gets no Republican support in US Senate A Democrat proposal to create a special task force for hunting down “white supremacists” in the US military and federal law enforcement agencies failed in the Senate on Thursday, after no Republicans voted for it. The ruling party invoked the recent […]

  • China, Russia veto UN sanctions

    RT - May 26th 2022 7:13pm EDT

    The remaining 13 Security Council members unanimously supported the US-drafted resolution against North Korea The UN Security Council failed to reach common ground on new sanctions against Pyongyang on Thursday. Washington proposed the sanctions in the wake of North Korea’s latest missile test this week, on the heels of US President Joe Biden’s Asia tour. […]

  • US warns Ukraine about escalation – report

    RT - May 26th 2022 7:02pm EDT

    If Kiev uses NATO weapons to strike inside Russia, that could divide the alliance and escalate the conflict The US and its allies have communicated to Ukraine the danger of escalation should the weapons provided by the West be used to attack targets inside Russia, according to an exclusive report by Reuters quoting anonymous officials […]

  • Texas cops did ‘nothing’ to stop school shooter – parents

    RT - May 26th 2022 6:21pm EDT

    Uvalde police were unable to explain why it took them an hour to break down a barricaded door and kill the gunman Law enforcement officials in Uvalde, Texas, refused to comment on Thursday on why police officers did not enter an elementary school to kill a mass shooter for an hour. Parents accused both local […]

  • Gay dating app warns users about monkeypox

    RT - May 26th 2022 6:07pm EDT

    Grindr has alerted European users to the risk of monkeypox despite experts insisting it’s not an STD Gay dating app Grindr has warned its European users about the outbreak of monkeypox – a virus similar to chickenpox – which has been spreading rapidly through the gay community following two suspected “superspreader” events at fetish festivals […]

  • Former Russian president reveals ‘sweet consequences’ of sanctions for EU

    RT - May 26th 2022 5:17pm EDT

    Russia will have to live in a new reality for “a very, very long” time, Dmitry Medvedev has warned The West is already feeling the “sweet consequences” of its sanctions against Russia, but these measures will remain in place “for a very, very long time,” former Russian president Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday. Since the […]

  • China exposes ‘master of bullying’

    RT - May 26th 2022 5:11pm EDT

    The Chinese military spokesman considers the US “the least qualified country to blame others” The United States is “a master of bullying” and should stop promoting a “hegemonic order,” the Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman, Senior Colonel Wu Qian, said on Thursday. During a press briefing, Wu Qian was asked to comment on the US military […]

  • Russia offers help with food crisis

    RT - May 26th 2022 4:48pm EDT

    Moscow is ready to export grain and fertilizer if the West lifts its politically motivated sanctions, President Putin says Food shortages across the globe are not Moscow’s fault but Russia is ready to help alleviate them by exporting grain and fertilizers – if the West removes its “politically motivated” embargo, President Vladimir Putin told Italian […]

  • Kevin Spacey faces new charges

    RT - May 26th 2022 4:34pm EDT

    The disgraced actor has been accused of assaulting three men in the UK Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey was accused of sexually assaulting three men in the UK between 2005 and 2013 by the Crown Prosecution Service on Thursday. While the CPS has authorized the charges, the police have not officially filed them against the star. […]

  • Canada cancel Iran friendly after politicans intervene

    RT - May 26th 2022 3:39pm EDT

    The match scheduled for June 5 has already been scrapped Canada will no longer play against Iran after opposition from Canadian politicians saw the football friendly canceled. The North American nation has qualified for its first World Cup in 36 years, and planned to take on Iran on June 5 in Vancouver. Yet Canadian Prime Minister […]

  • EU country votes on Soviet monuments

    RT - May 26th 2022 3:36pm EDT

    New law could make it mandatory for municipalities to dismantle all sites and objects “glorifying the Soviet regime” The Latvian parliament, Saeima, is aiming to pass a new law that would require the demolition of all sites and objects “glorifying the Soviet and Nazi Regime” on the territory of the country. The bill, which passed […]

  • US clarifies policy on Taiwan

    RT - May 26th 2022 3:24pm EDT

    Despite Biden threatening military intervention, the secretary of state insisted that the US still does not recognize Taiwan Secretary of State Anthony Blinken declared on Thursday that the US’ policy of strategic ambiguity toward Taiwan remains intact, despite President Joe Biden having promised to involve the US military in the event of a Chinese invasion. […]

  • Moscow casts doubt on rumored peace plan for Ukraine

    RT - May 26th 2022 3:08pm EDT

    The Italian proposal was never shared with Russia and cannot be serious, judging by media reports, Lavrov says Russia doesn’t believe the Ukraine peace proposal, that the Italian government reportedly shared with Kiev and Western allies, to be a viable solution to the ongoing crisis, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with RT […]

  • Ukraine admits major defeat

    RT - May 26th 2022 3:00pm EDT

    Zelensky’s adviser admits loss of Liman, major Ukrainian stronghold in Donbass Russian troops have taken over the town of Liman in the northern Donetsk region, the government in Kiev admitted on Thursday evening. Ukrainian forces have reportedly withdrawn west-southwest towards Slavyansk. DETAILS TO FOLLOW

  • Tennis player makes child cry with racket throw tantrum (VIDEO)

    RT - May 26th 2022 2:55pm EDT

    Irina-Camelia Begu bounced her racket into the crowd Tennis fans were left in shock when Irina-Camelia Begu made a child cry by throwing her racket in frustration. The world number 63 was losing ground in her second round meeting with 30th seed Ekaterina Alexandrova when she lashed out and lost her head.  Throwing her racket down to […]

  • Moscow warns of new ‘Iron Curtain’

    RT - May 26th 2022 2:20pm EDT

    The West tries to bar its own people from accessing alternative information on the conflict in Ukraine, Russia’s deputy UN envoy says Washington and its allies have turned into a new “collective ministry of truth,” rigorously preserving their narrative on the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, Deputy Permanent Representative of Russia to the UN Dmitry Polyansky […]

  • Russia cools off red-hot ruble rally

    RT - May 26th 2022 1:39pm EDT

    The currency retreated following the easing of capital controls and a rate cut by the central bank The Russian ruble weakened to a two-week low on Thursday following an extraordinary meeting of the central bank at which the key interest rate was slashed three percentage points to 11%. The regulator suggested that more cuts would […]

  • Russia warns it will respond to US censorship

    RT - May 26th 2022 1:23pm EDT

    Moscow has pledged to kick out an American journalist if YouTube takes down another Foreign Ministry press briefing The Russian Foreign Ministry has warned that if one of its press briefing videos is taken down again by YouTube, an American journalist or media outlet working in Russia “will go home.” The ministry’s spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, […]

  • US infiltrated post-Soviet states with biolabs – Russia

    RT - May 26th 2022 1:22pm EDT

    Washington abused its position of power to outsource weapons research, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov claimed In the 1990s, post-Soviet nations were weak and inexperienced while the US had the guile and resources to find footholds in them, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told RT Arabic. Washington took advantage of that, establishing a webwork of […]

  • Former F1 chief arrested for plane gun possession

    RT - May 26th 2022 1:08pm EDT

    Bernie Ecclestone was apprehended by local police in Brazil Ex-Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone was taken into police custody on Wednesday after he allegedly tried to take a gun with him to Switzerland on a private flight from Brazil. Local police confirmed that they found an un-documented LW Seecamp .32 gun in the 91-year-old’s […]

  • Fyodor Lukyanov: Biden talks the talk, but is the US committed to meeting its international security obligations?

    RT - May 26th 2022 12:52pm EDT

    Asia is now the most interesting arena of world politics, and regional powers are looking for signs that America’s words will be backed up by action US President Joe Biden’s visit to South Korea and Japan this week was his first in East Asia since taking office. The importance of this trip is undeniable. Washington is […]

  • ‘Goodfellas’ star and voice of ‘GTA: Vice City’ dies

    RT - May 26th 2022 12:30pm EDT

    Ray Liotta reportedly died in his sleep during filming in the Dominican Republic Actor Ray Liotta, best known for playing a mobster in ‘Goodfellas’ and a baseball legend in ‘Field of Dreams’, as well as for voicing the lead charachter in ‘Grand Theft Auto: Vice City’ passed away on Thursday at the age of 67. […]

  • CNN apologizes to China

    RT - May 26th 2022 12:15pm EDT

    A guest on the network falsely claimed that Chinese diplomats sat down during a standing ovation for Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky CNN apologized on Thursday to China’s Global Times newspaper for a broadcast on Wednesday in which US Representative Michael McCaul accused a Chinese delegation of remaining seated during a standing ovation for Ukrainian President Volodymyr […]