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Ten years on, how countries that crashed are faring
Ten years on, how countries that crashed are faring

Ex-Georgian leader Saakashvili calling for Poroshenko’s impeachment deported from Ukraine to Poland

Former Georgian president and Odessa governor-turned-Ukrainian opposition activist Mikhail Saakashvili has been deported from Ukraine to Poland. The controversial politician was earlier detained in Kiev. The founder of the opposition Movement of New Forces was in Ukraine “illegally” and was “returned to the country from which he arrived,” the Ukrainian

German college instructor accused of spreading Nazi ideology among students

A small German town was shocked to learn that an instructor at a local vocational school has allegedly been spreading Nazi ideology among his students. The man reportedly encouraged the trainees to learn Nazi songs and slogans. The scandal broke after a student at the college in the Bavarian town

‘You cannot be a virgin, you are white’: Rapist gets 11yrs in jail for aggravated rape

A court in England has convicted a man of raping a teenager while holding a sharpened piece of wood to her throat. Ahmed Abdoule, 33-year-old Somali national, was sentenced by Hull Crown court to 11 years in prison. The court heard how the victim, who cannot be named for legal

‘The whole bed lifted up’: Witnesses speak from the scene of deadly plane crash

Seventy-one people died when a passenger plane crashed just minutes after take off from Moscow Domodedovo Airport. Emergency teams are working in heavy snowfall to access the crash site, correspondent Murad Gazdiev reports. The Antonov An-148, operated by Saratov Airlines, took off from Domodedovo for the city of Orsk in

‘They can’t beat us fairly’ — Lavrov on Olympic ban of Russia

The doping scandal that keeps many Russian athletes from competing in top events, including the ongoing Winter Olympics, was just part of the West’s devious strategy against Moscow, Russia’s foreign minister has said. Sergey Lavrov said barring dozens of Russians from the games was “part of this unfair competition, because

Israel ‘dealt heavy blow’ to Iran & Syria – Netanyahu

Israeli airstrikes against Iranian and Syrian targets have dealt a “serious blow” to Tehran and Damascus, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. Israel will continue to “strike back,” he added. “Yesterday we dealt a serious blow to the armies of Iran and Syria,” the prime minister said, referring to the

Israeli airstrikes in Syria – a ‘dialogue by fire’?

The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) has pounded a dozen targets in Syria and one of its own fighter jets crashed under anti-aircraft fire, sparking fears it may wade deeper into the conflict. But is Israel really looking for a fight? In the incident on Saturday morning, an Iranian drone allegedly

Russia might sell S-400 systems to US if Americans feel insecure

The head of Russia’s strategic defense industry corporation Rostec says Moscow is ready to sell S-400 air defense systems to any nation that feels insecure and wants to seal its airspace, including the US if it wants to. Just before the end of the year, Moscow agreed to supply S-400

‘Russians look really good’: WSJ hails Russian athletes’ ‘most stylish’ Olympic uniforms

Even Russia’s detractors will grudgingly concede that Russians are easy on the eye, but the Wall Street Journal has gone further in a story praising Team Russia’s PyeongChang Olympic uniforms. Stories favoring Russia in Western mainstream media have come to be as scarce as hen’s teeth, but the Olympic spirit

‘The Olympics is for all’: American tells RT why he waved Russian flag at PyeongChang

During the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics, only the Russian team out of the 90 countries taking part was not allowed to march under its national flag. One young American told RT why he waved their flag instead. Following a decision by the International Olympic Committee’s executive board,