US Syria rep. to visit Turkey, Jordan, Israel & address Moscow’s tip on false-flag chemical attack

Newly-appointed US Special Representative for Syria Engagement, James Jeffrey, together with US Special Envoy for Syria, Joel Rayburn, will tour Israel, Jordan and Turkey on September 1-4, the State Department has announced. During their trip, the US diplomats will reassure Israel of its support and “underscore that the United States will respond to any chemical […]

Grand Easter service at Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral (WATCH LIVE)

As Orthodox Christians across the globe mark Easter Sunday, watch the live broadcast of the grand midnight service from Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral, led by Russian Patriarch Kirill. At Easter, the faithful celebrate the resurrection of Christ after his death by crucifixion. The vigil at Russia’s main church, Christ the Savior Cathedral, attracts thousands […]

Moscow’s Airport Will Miss Its Expansion Deadline for 2018 World Cup

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OPCW inspection in Russia amid Moscow’s calls for transparency in Skripal case

As Moscow urges full transparency in the case of Sergei Skripal’s poisoning, experts from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) have paid a visit to Russia. Inspectors arrived to monitor compliance with the organization’s rules last week. The checks were reported by the Russian Defense Ministry’s newspaper, Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star), on […]

‘It was Moscow’s victory, after all’: At least 6 Putin-allied Russians reportedly attended Trump’s inaugural celebrations

Thomson Reuters The Washington Post identified at least six politically influential Russians who attended President Donald Trump’s inaugural celebrations last year. Lobbyists Natalia Veselnitskaya and Rinat Akhmetshin attended the festivities, as did gun rights activist Maria Butina, who used to serve as an assistant to Russian banker Alexander Torshin.  Veselnitskaya, Akhmetshin, and Torshin are all […]

The MosKopites – Moscow’s Liverpool FC official supporters group

Ahead of the Spartak Moscow versus Liverpool Champions League match in Moscow, RT Sport spoke exclusively to the Liverpool FC Moscow supporters group The MosKopites. Moscow has a total four football clubs in the country’s top flight – the Russian Premier League. Throngs of the capital’s population turn up every week to cheer on CSKA, […]

New Trump-Russia emails suggest Moscow’s attempt to infiltrate Trump’s campaign may have gone further than we thought

AP Photo/Alex Brandon Trump campaign foreign-policy adviser George Papadopoulos reportedly tried to set up multiple Trump-Russia meetings during the campaign. His efforts and contacts with the Russians highlight a common intelligence-gathering technique used by Moscow. National security experts say this is “definitely not the last we’ll hear” of lower-level aides being in contact with Russia. […]

Moscow’s support for Damscus ‘not unconditional,' Assad doesn’t follow Russia’s orders – Peskov

Published time: 6 Apr, 2017 20:23Edited time: 6 Apr, 2017 20:24 The assistance that Russia lends to the government of President Bashar Assad in resolving the Syrian crisis is “not unconditional,” Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov told AP, adding that Moscow cannot just make Assad follow its orders. Russia and the Syrian government are engaged into […]