Accused 'Russian agent' Butina allowed phone calls, but not dental help, after 19 days' detention

Embassy officials that visited Russian gun activist Maria Butina in US jail on Thursday said that the 29-year-old, who has been in custody for over two weeks, was allowed to make calls, was being denied the help of a dentist. Thursday marks 19 days since Butina, charged with acting as an agent of the Russian […]

US to spend $214mn on Europe air bases on pretext of 'Russian aggression'

Washington has allocated $ 214 million to build airfields, training sites, ranges and other military installations in an unprecedented military buildup in Eastern and Northern Europe aimed at countering “Russian aggression.” The planned modernization of the air bases, located predominantly in Eastern Europe close to Russian borders, as well as in Iceland and Norway, is […]

Poland tackles 'Russian gas domination' by paying double for American LNG

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 13:08 The Polish PGNiG energy group has signed a five-year contract with British firm Centrica to deliver liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the US. The signing comes despite warnings from European energy companies that American LNG is twice as expensive as Russian pipeline gas. “This agreement is the first PGNiG […]

Russia is stronger than Europe, US State Dept says in new 'Russian aggression' pitch

Russia’s military clout eclipses Europe’s, making it a “real” threat from “the Baltic to the Black Sea,” a senior US State Department official claimed, citing large-scale drills conducted by Russia within its own borders as proof of sinister intentions. “The threat to [the West’s] collective security posed by Russia is clear, and we on both […]

#1917LIVE: Bolsheviks raid 'Russian Telegraph,’ rebrand it as 'Revolutionary Times' (CCTV VIDEO)

Published time: 6 Nov, 2017 15:56 The Russian Telegraph – the provisional government’s newspaper on RT’s #1917LIVE re-enactment project – has been overrun by Red Guards. A new publication has been set up, as the Russian Revolution approaches its climax. Watch our special CCTV footage. The morning of November 6, 1917 started with the provisional […]

Twitter, Google & Facebook grilled by Senate, try hard to find 'Russian influence'

As the lawyers for Facebook, Twitter and Google were questioned by the Senate Intelligence Committee over alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election, they did their best to plumb every possible lead to “Russian accounts,” however tenuous. Many senators were accusing the Internet giants of conspiring with Russia to “undermine” US democracy, and weren’t shy […]

Facebook, Twitter lawyers to testify before Senate on 'Russian ads'

Published time: 19 Oct, 2017 17:08 Top lawyers for Facebook and Twitter will appear at the November 1 hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee, the two social media giants confirmed Thursday. Facebook will be represented by general counsel Colin Stretch, while Twitter will send acting general counsel Sean Edgett. Alphabet Inc, the parent company of […]

Sweden, NATO allies launch biggest military exercise in 23yrs amid 'Russian threat'

Sweden has launched its largest military exercise in 23 years, with several NATO countries taking part. The drills come just before the Russia-Belarus Zapad 2017 exercises, which involve fewer troops, but stir much more controversy. The Aurora 17 drills, set to take place over the course of three weeks, involve a scenario in which Stockholm […]

'Russian situation is completely overblown' – new WH communications director

The scandal around the US officials allegedly colluding with the Russian government has been “overblown” and serves to “to take the president off his agenda,” Donald Trump’s new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci has said. Read more On Sunday, the newly appointed White House communications director appeared on CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ program addressing questions […]

US House intel panel approves scope of probe into 'Russian activities in US elections'

Published time: 2 Mar, 2017 03:46Edited time: 2 Mar, 2017 03:57 The House Intelligence Committee has agreed on parameters of its investigation of alleged Russian meddling into the 2016 presidential election. Without naming President Donald Trump in its announcement, the panel said it would look into “links between Russia and individuals associated with political campaigns […]