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Trump’s flirtation with politics is over. His legacy is an America beset by divisions, rancour and a huge degree of instability

The narcissistic businessman has never seen politics as a vocation, and he’s incapable of engaging in the hard slog of politics for the next four years. But can Biden fix the mess that Trump leaves behind? I doubt it. As the US Congress prepares to formally endorse Joe Biden as president on January 6, there […]

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Russian Ambassador Notes Austria’s Great Interest in Russian Coronavirus Vaccines Use

VIENNA – The experience of administration of Russian vaccines against COVID-19 is raising a great interest in Austria even though the countries are not currently engaged in specific negotiations, Russian ambassador Dmitry Lyubinsky said, praising the efficacy of the Russian vaccines. “There are currently no negotiations on exact plans related to the potential use of […]

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EU, China Strike ‘In Principle’ Trade Agreement Amid Backlash From Incoming Biden Gov’t, Reports Say

Seven years of negotiations have concluded just days after Brussels and London agreed on a post-Brexit trade deal and ahead of tensions with the incoming Biden administration, according to reports. China and the European Union announced a long-awaited investment deal confirmed by Chinese president Xi Jinping and European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, media […]

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COVID-19, Border Wall & Economic Stall: How Have Trump’s Domestic Politics Fared in His Four Years?

No stranger to controversy, US President Donald Trump’s first term in office has been riddled with contentious domestic issues, including his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, nonexistent health care replacement for the Affordable Care Act and even his initiative to bolster the US’ southern border. As Trump’s hold on the White House dwindles even further […]

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Pfizer seen as ‘putting profits ahead of dead Mexicans’ – but taxpayer-funded Covid jabs should belong to everyone, Oxfam tells RT

Covid-19 vaccines created using public funds should not be used to fuel obscene private profits, a senior Oxfam official told RT, amid growing concern that poor nations can’t afford to inoculate their populations. An alarming report authored by Oxfam International in collaboration with a group of other human rights organizations warned that only one in […]

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The end of Ostpolitik: Dream of Europe ‘whole & free’ over as Russian-German friendship fades & Moscow pivots to Asia

This Monday marked 50 years since one of the 20th century’s most iconic moments, when German Chancellor Willy Brandt fell to his knees in Warsaw, emotionally apologizing for the horrors the Nazis had unleashed on Eastern Europe. It was one of the milestones of the Neue Ostpolitik – Bonn’s policy aimed at normalizing relations with […]

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Tulsi Gabbard backs Trump’s call to rip up Big Tech-shielding Section 230, Twitter predicts she’ll ‘get canceled’ – again

Donald Trump’s demand to repeal an old rule shielding tech giants from liability for things users publish has been endorsed by maverick Democrat Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, prompting speculation that her party will disown her again. Gabbard, whose term representing Hawaii expires in January, voiced her support for President Trump on Twitter. “Please don’t back down. […]

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US & NATO preparing for ‘invasion’ of Crimea, warns local parliamentarian, as US-Russia tensions in Black Sea region soar

The deputy speaker of the Crimean parliament has sounded the alarm on escalating military activity on Russia’s borders, insisting that those living on the disputed peninsula just want to be left alone. In comments reported by RIA Novosti, Efim Fiks warned that an aggressive US-led campaign against the stationing of Russian troops in Crimea, which […]

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Republican Party officially calls on supporters to DIE for Trump with an ‘Ali Akbar!’ battle cry

Ultraconservative fanatics in Arizona also cite Rambo as they seek to overturn the election result & vow to either ‘live for nothing… or die for something’. Has the GOP turned into some sort of weird death cult? The Arizona Republican Party’s overturn-the-Biden-victory plan just became bizarre in a way that could only happen in 2020. […]

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China’s latest sanctions are a bid to permanently end America’s interference in Hong Kong

By ending visa-free access to Hong Kong for US officials, China is trying to curb their links with protesters. It’s another example of how Beijing is keen to barricade the city from what it sees as corrosive foreign influence. Earlier this week, the United States slapped a series of sanctions on 14 members of China’s National […]

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‘Keep doing what you’re doing’: Top politicians and newsmakers congratulate RT on 15 years of service

Over the past 15 years, RT has become indispensable by offering an alternative perspective on world events, newsmakers from all over the globe said, as they sent congratulations to the broadcaster on its anniversary. RT went on-air for the first time on December 10, 2005, from its studios in central Moscow. Since then, it has […]

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Venice Hit by Heavy Floods for Second Year in a Row

The city suffered a billion euros in damages during high tides last year, with floods rocking the landmark Italian city at least three times in November and December 2019. Venice has been flooded with water, with extremely heavy rain and strong winds causing the tide to surge. The flood waters reached as high as 122 […]

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Sputnik V launched to public: Large-scale Covid-19 vaccination campaign kicks off in Moscow, as hopes rise of end to pandemic

A wide-ranging anti-coronavirus vaccination campaign began in Moscow on Saturday, with thousands signing up for shots online, in the Russian capital. Frontline workers were given first priority, as previous indicated. Those wishing to participate have to sign up online before receiving their initial dose of Sputnik V at one of the city’s 70 specialist clinics. […]

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China’s new digital currency spells the end for the US dollar’s global dominance and will change the world as we know it

The digital yuan cryptocurrency developed by China has the potential to be a gamechanger when it is rolled out fully. By ending the world’s reliance on the dollar, it will alter the geopolitical landscape forever. For several years now, China has been developing the digital yuan, the first cryptocurrency from a central bank and government […]

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4 volunteers develop FACIAL PARALYSIS after taking Pfizer Covid-19 jab, prompting FDA to recommend ‘surveillance for cases’

Four trial participants who received the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine experienced facial paralysis, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA said the issue should be monitored as the jab becomes more widely available. The potentially concerning cases were revealed after the US drug regulator published an analysis of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine ahead of a […]

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