Category Archives: Russia Today

Brazilian Invasion of Venezuela a “Very Serious” Threat

Anya Parampil dissects a recent speech made by senior Treasury official Marshall Billingslea at the Brookings Institution, in which he claims governments in Venezuela and Nicaragua “threaten the integrity” of the international financial system. Anya exposes the banking and oil interests which fund Brookings and

NATO starts the biggest drills since the end of the Cold War

Thursday sees the start of #NATO’s largest war games since the end of the Cold War. #TridentJuncture will include tens of thousands of troops, as well as warships and planes. Drills are being conducted in #Norway – which shares a border with Russia. The Russian

Yemen close to worst famine in 100 years if war doesn’t stop

The UN claims the situation in Yemen is catastrophic, warning that up to 13-million people are facing starvation, if the war doesn’t end soon. See Also: (Russia Today) – UK & US-led coalition in ‘deep denial’ of civilian deaths in Syria’s Raqqa – Amnesty International

Is there such a thing as a ‘good censor’? Google thinks so…

When it comes to policing the web, Google thinks it knows what’s best for us. A leaked company briefing called ‘The Good Censor’ outlines it, and indeed more of the Internet’s behemoths, including Facebook & Twitter, are grappling with how they censor content. And that

First Delivery: Russia unloads S-300 systems in Syria

The Russian Defence Ministry has released video footage of the delivery of S-300 systems, interceptor missiles, radars and other hardware to Syria to boost the country’s air-defense capabilities in the wake of the Il-20 incident.

EU weapons sent to Saudis despite criticism over Yemeni conflict

Germany has reportedly approved new arms exports to Saudi Arabia worth almost 300-million dollars. The move comes despite strong criticism of the Saudis for their participation in the Yemeni conflict, which has resulted in thousands of civilian casualties. See Also: (Russia Today) – Pre-emptive hit:

Evo Morales: The US is trying to divide us

The US has switched from military coups and now effects regime changes through courts and parliaments, to deal with dissident Latin American leaders and claim their countries’ oil, Bolivian President Evo Morales has told RT. See Also: (Russia Today) – New Russian MoD details refute

Russian MoD on measures they take in Syria after Il-20 downing

Within two weeks Russia will complete the delivery to Damascus of an S-300 air defense system previously suspended on a request by Israel as part of response to the downing of a Russian plane amid an Israeli air raid on Syria. See Also: (Russia Today)

Russian MoD briefing on downed Il-20 in Syria

The Russian military says an Israeli raid on Syria led to the shooting down of a Russian Il-20 plane by Syrian air defense forces. See Also: (Russia Today) – Russian Il-20 downed by Syrian air defense forces – MoD The Russian military say the Israeli

Roger Waters: White Helmets is a deep rabbit hole

Some 40 years on, the groundbreaking music of Pink Floyd sounds fresh and deep, and the lyrics of Roger Waters are as relevant as ever. How hard is the balancing act between music and politics? We talked to the legend himself – Roger Waters, musician,

Syria final showdown looming: What’s the worst case scenario?

The last stronghold of rebel and terror groups in Syria – the northern province of Idlib – is surrounded by the Syrian Army. With a decisive battle looming, civilians are fleeing the area through humanitarian corridors set up by the Syrian government and Russia. See

US creates Iran Action Group to ‘change regime’s behavior’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has formed a special group that will co-ordinate Washington’s policy on Iran, that’s as it continues to pressure the country with sanctions. The head of the new group, Brian Hook, says the US is prepared to punish any country

Western-produced weapons end up in terrorists’ hands – report

According to an investigation by war correspondent Robert Fisk a large batch of weapons, discovered in formerly terrorist-controlled areas of eastern Aleppo in Syria, came from the West. Robert Fisk tracked serial numbers on the missile casings, and tried to find out how those weapons

‘Assange caused great embarrassment & US wants revenge’

The reason behind Ecuador’s change of heart towards Assange is unclear, but “pressure has been brought to bear, presumably by the United States,” human rights activist Peter Tatchell believes. READ MORE: See Also: (John Kiriakou) – John Kiriakou: Assange may be charged with espionage if

Ex-CIA Agent: America Creates Its Own Enemies

Published on Nov 13, 2011 – Americans are in the crosshairs of terrorists worldwide purely due to Washington’s policy in the Muslim world, not because there is an Islamic enemy whose only aim is to kill Americans for their freedoms and lifestyle, insists a former

Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen kills 6 people, including 2 children

At least six people, including two children, were killed in a reportedly Saudi-led airstrike this morning in Sanaa province. The video footage has captured the moment rescuers tried to help the victims, mostly children, who were helplessly trapped under piles of rubble. RT discussed the

Kiriakou on CIA Torture & Gina Haspel

What did John Kiriakou, who worked for Gina Haspel & went to jail for exposing torture, see? Do ethics matter? Does law matter? Does torture work? Who would Jesus torture? Why was a 27 year highly honored veteran of CIA, beaten & arrested at the