Lithuania revokes skating couple medals over planned appearance in Russia — RT EN

10 Aug 2022 10:28 pm Lithuania has stripped two figure skaters of their state awards. The reason: the two athletes had agreed to take part in an ice art show in Russia. The project is organized by Tatyana Navka, wife of Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov. Source: Sputnik © Ramil Sitdikov Lithuania’s President Gitanas Nausėda has […]

Russia launches Iranian surveillance satellite — RT EN

10 Aug 2022 10:23 p.m Russia has launched a surveillance satellite for Iran. According to the Washington Post, the satellite can take high-resolution images of Earth, significantly increasing Tehran’s military capabilities in the Persian Gulf. Russia launched a surveillance satellite for Iran on Sunday. The launch took place at the Kazakh cosmodrome Baikonur, as reported […]

Corona numbers in Russia are rising again — RT EN

10 Aug 2022 5:21 p.m The corona numbers in Russia are rising again. In the past week, values ​​from March were reached with around 20,000 new infections every day. At the national level, the authorities are not taking any action yet, but recommend wearing masks. At the beginning of July, Russia lifted all pandemic-related restrictions, […]

Coal embargo against Russia comes into force — RT EN

10 Aug 2022 11:58 am EU member states and Britain halted imports of coal from Russia on Thursday. Despite possible serious consequences, the countries are trying to further weaken the Russian economy against the background of the war in Ukraine. As of Thursday, EU countries will no longer be allowed to import coal from Russia. […]

Belarus’ air force and anti-aircraft defense exercises domestically and in Russia — RT EN

9 Aug 2022 9:32 pm Against the background of Russia’s special operation in Ukraine, Belarus will hold military exercises from August 9 to 25. The maneuvers will take place both domestically and in Russia. According to the military authorities in Minsk, the goal is to import the soldiers. Source: © Album / Artem Alexandrovich/Stocktrek […]

US wants to counter “negative activities” by China and Russia with new Africa strategy — RT DE

9 Aug 2022 5:31 pm Washington is concerned about Beijing’s and Moscow’s increasing influence on the African continent. Against this background, the USA are announcing their new Africa strategy. Its goal is to advance US interests in Africa and expand cooperation. On Monday, the White House released a new strategy for sub-Saharan Africa. From the […]

Russia blocks access to Patreon and Grammarly portals — RT DE

9 Aug 2022 06:00 am Russian authorities have blocked access to the Patreon and Grammarly portals. At the request of the Attorney General’s Office, the pages of the crowdfunding platform and the writing assistant have not been accessible in Russia since the weekend. Source: © SOPA Images The Russian media regulator Roskomnadzor has restricted […]

Siemens Energy leaves Russia — RT DE

8 Aug 2022 10:54 pm The German energy technology group Siemens Energy wants to withdraw completely from Russia at the end of the 2022 fiscal year, but it can continue to maintain equipment for the Nord Stream 1 pipeline. In addition, losses of 400 million euros are expected. The German energy technology group Siemens Energy […]