Smirnoff vodka leaves Russia — RT EN

UK-based alcoholic beverages maker Diageo is leaving Russia amid Western sanctions pressure on Moscow. Company representatives announced this to the press on Tuesday. “We have made the difficult decision to gradually scale back our operations in Russia,” a representative of alcohol maker Diageo said, according to the Interfax news agency. The termination of the Russian […]

‘The West underestimates Russia’ – Ex-President Medvedev in an interview — RT DE

Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev granted an exclusive interview to the newspaper Argumenty i Fakty (AiF). The conversation was published on June 28. In it, the former Russian President commented on the current situation surrounding the Ukraine war and its consequences for relations between Russia and the West. […]

Lying Against Russia – The Minsk Accords and the West’s Double Standards — RT EN

by Michael Pflugfelder Western guarantees and the lie of Minsk II Last week the EU granted Ukraine and Moldova the status of EU candidate countries. Most Western leaders hailed this as some kind of major achievement. French President Emmanuel Macron spoke of a “political gesture” that sends a “strong signal” to Russia. What kind of […]

Turkey will not join sanctions against Russia — RT EN

Turkey is not following the example of the West in imposing sanctions on Russia. According to Ibrahim Kalin, spokesman for the Turkish President, Ankara is being guided by pragmatic economic considerations and a “policy of balance”. In an interview with Habertürk TV, Ibrahim Kalin, the Turkish President’s press secretary, announced that Ankara is pursuing a […]

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 […]