‘No surprise if Moscow recalls ambassador’: Russia will lash out against new sanctions, say experts

Washington’s latest sanctions have left no room for a constructive response from Moscow, analysts explain, but opinions differ widely on how much the measures will affect relations between the two countries. All interviewed by RT railed against the framing of the sanctions, nominally prompted by the alleged use of chemical weapons against the Skripals in […]

Moscow appoints action star Steven Seagal special envoy on Russia-US humanitarian ties

Hollywood star Steven Seagal, who was granted Russian citizenship back in 2016, is going to be Moscow’s special representative on humanitarian relations with the US. The veteran actor’s task will be “to contribute to the further development of Russian-American relations in the humanitarian sphere, including interactions in the fields of culture, art, public and youth […]

3 daughters ‘snapped’ & stabbed father to death after years of alleged abuse in Moscow horror drama

His body lacerated with dozens of stab wounds, Mikhail Khachaturyan stumbled from his Moscow flat and collapsed dead by the elevator. Disturbingly, for his teenage daughters, his death came as a relief after years of abuse. Khachaturyan’s daughters – Kristina, 19, Angelina, 18, and Maria, 17 – have been arrested and charged with stabbing their […]

Usyk v Gassiev – WBSS cruiserweight final from Moscow (AS IT HAPPENED)

Round 12 – Usyk ends the round with an Ali shuffle, a nod to the iconic boxer who the tournament’s trophy is named after. His hand speed is something that Gassiev has never seen before and hasn’t found an answer to, and neither did he find that KO punch. Usyk works beautifully behind his jab and head […]

Ovechkin shows off Stanley Cup at World Cup fan zone in Moscow (PICTURES, VIDEO)

Russian hockey star and 2018 NHL champion Alexander Ovechkin has taken the Stanley Cup to the Fan Fest zone in Moscow to show off the giant silver trophy just hours before Russia’s World Cup quarter-final against Croatia. The 32-year-old hockey star put the trophy on display in the fan area located on Vorobyovy Gory (Sparrow […]

‘I’ll coach Russia and you can play for me’ – Mourinho inspires young stars of the future in Moscow

Jose Mourinho has taken time out from his busy World Cup schedule to visit Russian youngsters hoping to hit the big time and possibly even play under the managerial great in the future. Mourinho, who is working as a special RT guest host for the World Cup this summer, met youngsters from a football academy […]

Russia sent Obama a blunt message about Cuba, and now Trump is giving the edge back to Moscow

Associated Press/Ramon Espinosa The US-Cuba rapprochement under President Barack Obama started discreetly, with few aware of the engagement. But Russia, Cuba’s longtime partner, apparently expressed dismay about the potential thaw. President Donald Trump has largely reversed Obama’s changes, which many see as a boon for Russian interests. After a first term where trips to Latin […]

‘Walking Dead’ invade Moscow as part of traditional Mexican carnival (PHOTOS)

Hundreds of people wearing skull makeup and donning spooky carnival costumes filled the center of Moscow on Friday to celebrate Mexico’s Day of the Dead. The Mexican tradition pays tribute to deceased relatives and dates back to pre-Hispanic times, when people believed that the souls of dead ancestors returned home for one day to spend […]

Messi on the Metro: Over 14mn passengers watch World Cup games on Moscow underground

More than 14 million passengers have watched World Cup games on the screens installed on Moscow Metro trains, according to the city authorities. A total of 8,720 screens installed on 1,896 carriages of the Metro system have been showing games throughout the tournament – giving passengers a chance not to miss any of the World […]

I went to the massive World Cup party in Moscow, where up to 25,000 fans celebrate the games

Harrison Jacobs/Business Insider For those who don’t have tickets to the 2018 FIFA World Cup but are in Russia, FIFA’s Fan Fest zones provide a fun place to watch matches with fans from all over the world. The Fan Fest zones have a ton of games, activities, swag, and giant screens to watch the games. […]