Russia locked out of global grid — RT EN

According to the Russian President’s special envoy, cutting off Russia from the global Internet is impossible – even if it is tried from the outside. Such a possibility has been discussed in the Western media since the beginning of the Ukraine crisis. It is practically impossible to disconnect Russia from the global Internet, said Dmitry […]

BRICS countries working on global reserve currency — RT EN

According to Vladimir Putin, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are working on a new reserve currency based on a basket of the participating countries’ national currencies. This currency could represent an alternative to the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Special Drawing Right (SDR). Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that the BRICS countries […]

WTO warns of global “multiple crises” — RT EN

According to World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the world is facing a food and fuel crisis. Export restrictions would make the crises even worse, according to Okonjo-Iweala. She advocates rapid easing. Export restrictions are driving up food prices and could further exacerbate global ‘polycrisis’, World Trade Organization (WTO) director-general said Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on […]

On the causes of the global food crisis — RT EN

by Murat Gazdiev According to Maxim Orshkin, the Russian President’s deputy, both the busy money-printing industry in the US and the European Union’s hasty move away from traditional energy sources over the past two years have led to sharp increases in the price of food and commodities. In addition, the new Western sanctions against Russia […]

US sanctions affect global food security — RT EN

Anatoly Antonov, Russia’s ambassador to the US, has condemned recent US sanctions against Moscow. He pointed out that the new restrictions will further aggravate the current global crisis and ultimately backfire on Washington itself. Russian Ambassador to Washington Anatoly Antonov has commented on the latest US punitive measures against Russia announced by the US Treasury […]