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Emails reveal White Helmets tried to lobby ex-Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters

Emails have emerged revealing how the controversial Syrian activist group, the White Helmets, tried to lobby Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters with Saudi money. The revelations have been published on Max Blumenthal’s project. In an email from October 2016 Roger Waters is being invited to a fundraiser organised by Saudi billionaire Hani Farsi – to […]

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London systematically destroying evidence in Skripal case – Russia’s UN envoy

The UK continues to conceal and destroy evidence relating to the Salisbury incident and have crossed all boundaries in their rhetoric by alleging President Putin’s personal involvement, Russia’s UN envoy Vassily Nebenzia has said. “The British authorities are engaged in the systematic destruction of evidence,” Nebenzia told the United Nations Security Council, which held a […]

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Russia's OPCW envoy exposes 'eight UK lies' in Skripal case

The UK’s narrative in the Skripal case is a “story woven with lies,” with London continuously trying to “deceive” the international community, Russia’s OPCW envoy said, highlighting eight examples of such misinformation. “We’ve tried to show that everything our British colleagues produce is a story woven with lies,” Russia’s permanent representative to the Organization for […]

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Castro stepping down: What comes next for Cuba?

Cuba’s president Raul Castro is expected to step down this week after two 5-year terms. RT looks at what may change under Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, the only official replacement candidate, after six decades of Castro rule. Since the revolution of 1959, the Castro family has held power in the socialist nation. After Fidel retired […]

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‘Mature, trust-based partnership’: Moscow & Vienna keep ties level-headed as Austria FM set to visit

A phone conversation between Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Austria’s Sebastian Kurz this week highlighted Vienna’s neutral, constructive approach towards Russia. The call came on the eve of FM Karin Kneissl’s first visit to Moscow. During their conversation, the Austrian Chancellor and Russian President agreed that the US-led missile strikes on Syria had “aggravated” the situation […]

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‘Don’t have oral sex, your mouth’s for eating’: Ugandan president warns citizens

The president of Uganda has issued a public warning to citizens of the central African country: Don’t perform oral sex. Speaking during a televised press conference last week, President Yoweri Museveni spoke of the “wrong practices indulged in and promoted by” groups of non-nationals. “The mouth is for eating, not for sex,” he said, adding: […]

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German theater investigated over free ‘Mein Kampf’ tickets for swastika wearers

A theater in the southern German city of Konstanz is under investigation, following complaints it promised free tickets to patrons who wear a swastika to a provocative play named after Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf. The Konstanz Theater in the state of Baden-Württemberg has been offering a controversial deal for the upcoming performance: theatergoers can either […]

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