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Feb 24 2020

6 остальных членов интернет-Иран намерены встретиться в Вене на этой неделе –

ЕС Встреча, созданная для обсуждения совместного всеобъемлющего плана действий (СВПД), пройдет в австрийской столице на 26 февраля, Европейской службы внешних действий (ЕСВД) объявила в пресс-релизе. “Совместная комиссия будет руководить от имени Верховного Представителя ЕС Хосеп Борель на секретаря ЕСВД Хельгой Марией Шмид примут участие представители Китая, Франции, Германии, России, Великобритании и Ирана,” он сказал. Сделка стала разваливаться в 2018 году, после того, как Вашингтон вышел из договора и вновь введены радикальные санкции в отношении Ирана. В январе, Великобритании, Германии и Франции объявили о запуске механизма разрешения споров в рамках СВПД, утверждая, что Тегеран не выполняет свои обязательства по сделке. Тегеран …

Feb 24 2020

Сети сканы межзвездные кометы Борисова не обнаружили никаких признаков инопланетных технологий, но поиск продолжается

Комета 2И/Борисов захватил общественное воображение как только второй известный межзвездный объект, чтобы пройти сквозь нашу Солнечную систему, вызвав надежды в той или иной форме контакта с высокоразвитой внеземной жизни. Но есть и плохие новости. Надежды были высоки, что мы могли бы найти какой-нибудь признак развитой инопланетной жизни на комете, но, к сожалению, недавнее заявление в прорыв слушать проект подтверждает, что никаких технологических подписи или следы (которые удалось обнаружить) были найдены, которые могли бы намека на разумную жизнь пообщавшись с кометой. Также на rt.com Хаббл снимки ‘крупным планом’ межзвездной кометы Борисова, как она проходит через нашу Солнечную систему (фото) Объявление было …

Feb 24 2020

‘У нас будут всевозможные ловушки и мины ждут Хабиб’ – Тони Фергюсон тренер о планах свергнуть правителя России УФК

Тони Фергюсон будет “ловушки и мины” готов силки Хабиб Нурмагомедов, когда пары встречаются в UFC в легком титульный бой в Бруклине в апреле, тренер Фергюсон предупредил. Легковес Хабиб непобедимый правитель и бывший временный чемпион Фергюсон намерены бросить в UFC 249 18 апреля, в долгожданный матч-широко известен как среди самый интересный видел в ММА. Пара уже планирует встретиться не менее, чем в четырех предыдущих случаях, только для травмы или болезни любого из бойцов заговоре с целью сорвать бой. Но как 18 апреля краями все ближе и Хабиб и Фергюсон активизировать свою подготовку в надежде, наконец, столкнувшись в клетке, американский тренер по …

Feb 24 2020

Палестинский флаг, желтых жилетах, масках Anonymous: широкий ассортимент группы протестующих присоединиться к демонстрации в поддержку Ассанжа (фото)

Сторонники Джулиана Ассанжа устроили настоящее шоу за пределами Вулвич суд в Лондоне, бросив свои художественные вес за боевую готовность Викиликс соучредитель. Упущено несколько милиционеров, десятки протестующих начала собирать возле здания суда ранее в понедельник, так как судьи начали внимательно следят за слушания об экстрадиции Ассанжа. Не было недостатка и в обычных плакатами с призывом освободить Ассанжа, но некоторые активисты показали неортодоксальные творчества. Один протестующий, одетый как библейский герой, украл шоу, нес желтоватый крест, с надписью “правда победит” , запечатленное на нем. Показывая знак победы, он позировал для фотографий с палестинским флагом неожиданно махнув на расстояние. Жылец желтая, или желтая жилетами, …

Feb 24 2020

Ученые для охоты на торнадо с микрофонами используется для прослушивания Нюки

Метеорологи уже давно-трудно спрогнозировать, когда и где смерчей ударит, но теперь ученые испытания специализированных микрофонов, используемых для обнаружения нелегальных испытаний ядерного оружия считают, что они могут иметь возможность отслеживать твистеры. Торнадо может быть злом, сея хаос и нищету населения, без предварительного предупреждения, потому что, как невероятно трудно их прогнозировать и отслеживать с высокой степенью точности. Но теперь, Роджер Вакслер Университета Миссисипи и его команда в Национальном центре физической акустики думаю, что у них есть ответ: производство микрофонов, которые могут слышать инфразвук, или звук ниже диапазона человеческого слуха, излучаемый торнадо, который может быть подобран более чем на 50 миль (80 километров). …

Feb 24 2020

Каждый журналист должен чувствовать холод, ледяная рука скользит вниз их позвоночника’: Ассанжа об экстрадиции дело рассмотрено в новый РТ док

С Джулиана Ассанжа США слушания об экстрадиции в Лондоне, Нью-РТД фильм проливает свет на то, почему историческое дело основателя WikiLeaks может проложить путь для дальнейшего судебного преследования журналистов. “Каждый журналист в Соединенных Штатах должны чувствовать холод, ледяная рука скользит вниз их позвоночника по обвинениям, которые были предъявлены этого издателя. Потому что следующими могут быть они,” писатель Suelette Dreyfus, где написано про Ассанжа, проект которой опубликован просочились документы, разоблачающие возможно нам военные преступления в Ираке и письма, разоблачающие махинации против Берни Сандерс в 2016 году боссы в Демократической партии. “Если Джулиан Ассанж, будучи издатель посажен в тюрьму за то, что издатель, …

Feb 24 2020

Британский журналист высмеял онлайн после набрасываясь на ‘сталинцы’ в Лейбористской партии

Известный левый журналист Пол Мэйсон был широко высмеивали в социальных сетях рассказав коллегам по труду голосование за ‘Corbynite выдвиженец руководства, как “сталинисты”. Мейсон – активным сторонником второго политика выходе Великобритании из ЕС референдум о труде, что многие члены партии вину за безоговорочную победу премьер Борис Джонсон в декабре – нажмите на тех, кто собирается голосовать за Ребекка долго-Бейли как преемник Джереми Корбин по. Экс-Би-би-си и Канал 4 Новости журналист взял в Twitter в понедельник, а голосование за нового лидера лейбористов тронулся. Он призывает однопартийцев голосовать за проевропейские, левоцентристский кандидат Кейр Starmer, называя это “ежу понятно”, выбора и брендинг если вы …

Feb 24 2020

Принимая ребенком: массовая драка между 11yo игроков в турнире по русскому хоккею (видео)

Взял детский хоккейный турнир в российском городе Тольятти переросла в массовую драку с 11-летним игрокам, участвующим в жестокий мордобой на льду. Местной команды “Волгарь” и “Лада” столкнулись в Кубке Федерации Приволжского федерального округа, когда начались военные действия. Подробнее: вратарь бороться! Редкое зрелище, как вратари пули его после битвы НХЛ Альберта’ столкновение выльется в массовую драку (видео) Остается неизвестным, что вызвало дикие сцены, но и кадры, поделились в социальных сетях показывает, участники двух команд, в том числе скамейки, положив друг на друга на катке. Игра была остановлена в качестве тренеров и судей отчаянно пытаясь успокоить молодых бунтарей. Никаких санкций против команды …

Feb 24 2020

Израиль перехватывает 12 из 14 ракет, выпущенных из Газы в последний трансграничных вспышки – ИСО

Израиль сбил двенадцать снарядов, часов после того, как ЦАХАЛ атакует в Сирии и газе. Израильские военные утверждали, что его первоначальные удары были направлены на террористические цели. Армия обороны Израиля (ЦАХАЛ) объявила на Твиттере, что воздушных сирен исчезла на юге Израиля, в понедельник, после четырнадцати снарядов были выпущены в сторону Израиля из Газы. ЦАХАЛ утверждает, что двенадцать ракет были успешно перехвачены. Видео, размещенные в социальных сетях, якобы показать Железный купол Израиля системы ПВО в действии. Нет никаких сообщений о травмах. По сообщениям Палестинской исламской террористической группировки “Джихад” взяла на себя ответственность за теракты. Министр общественной безопасности Гилад Эрдан заявил в СМИ, …

Feb 24 2020

Gold surges more than 2% hitting 7-year highs

Investors are rushing to buy the safe haven yellow metal after rising fears over the spread of the coronavirus epidemic triggered panic sell-offs on Asian and European markets. The price of gold surged more than two percent on Monday, hitting record levels since February 2013. Gold for April delivery on Comex reached $1,691.7 per troy ounce before slightly falling back later in the session. Meanwhile, spot gold was also up around 2.5 percent. Silver prices also posted gains on Monday, with contracts for March rising 1.7 percent to $18.84 per ounce. Also on rt.com Coronavirus sends global stock markets in …

Feb 24 2020

‘Oppression, arbitrary detention & torture will happen to journalists if extradition is successful’ – Assange’s father

If Julian Assange’s transfer to the US isn’t stopped, other journalists and publishers face the imminent risk of being persecuted, detained or even tortured, his father exclaimed as his extradition trial got under way in London.  A crowd of supporters have gathered outside London’s Woolwich Crown Court, which will hear arguments from lawyers for US authorities who want Assange extradited on espionage charges that carry a maximum sentence of 175 years behind bars. “We’re here to vigorously and firmly support Julian in this ten-year-long oppression and political action that’s [reached its] culmination here in Belmarsh,” his father John Shipton told …

Feb 24 2020

Russian revolution: Kovalchuk to join Ovechkin at Washington Capitals after NHL trade deal

Russian NHL forward Ilya Kovalchuk will team up with compatriot Alexander Ovechkin at the Washington Capitals after being traded by the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced the deal on Sunday night, just one day before the NHL trade deadline. READ MORE: In pursuit of GREATNESS: Alex Ovechkin reaches 700 goals – but can he chase down Wayne Gretzky’s all-time NHL record? This will be the third team for Kovalchuk, who started the season with the Los Angeles Kings before moving to the Canadiens in January. The …

Feb 24 2020

‘Time to bow out’: Tyson Fury’s dad urges him to RETIRE… and says he should take up Trump White House invitation (VIDEO)

Tyson Fury’s father says his son should hang up his gloves after dismantling Deontay Wilder to win the WBC world heavyweight title at the weekend – also urging the boxing star to accept Donald Trump’s White House invitation. The unbeaten Fury capped a remarkable comeback story on Saturday night, stopping the previously undefeated Wilder in the seventh round of their blockbuster Las Vegas rematch to claim the American’s WBC title. The Gypsy King reigns supreme: Tyson Fury stops Deontay Wilder to win WBC world heavyweight title in Las Vegas rematch It is part of a remarkable second coming for the …

Feb 24 2020

‘Best weapons on the planet’: Trump confirms $3bn weapons deal with New Delhi during massive rally in India

Donald Trump has confirmed that a long-anticipated $3 billion deal with New Delhi to acquire US-made military helicopters will be finalized during his trip to India. The US leader also listed other areas of cooperation. India is in the final stages of clearing a purchase of 24 MH-60R Seahawk helicopters – and it appears that the deal will be officially inked during Trump’s state visit. Speaking to a crowd of more than 100,000 during the ‘Namaste Trump’ rally in Ahmedabad, the US president said he was delighted to sell New Delhi the “absolute” best helicopters available. Expressing his hope that …

Feb 24 2020

‘Chaotic Demoralized Union’: Merkel’s CDU laments ‘bitter day’ after losing big in Hamburg state election

Leadership chaos and the recent scandal in Thuringia – where the CDU sided with the tabooed AfD – led voters to punish the chancellor’s party in Germany’s second-largest city, its top-tier members and opponents believe. The Christian Democratic Union (CDU) achieved its worst ever result in the city state of Hamburg on Sunday, scoring only 11.2 percent of the vote and trailing far behind its center-left rivals, the Social Democrats and Greens, who won the support of 39 and 24.2 percent of residents respectively. Read more Merkel’s CDU produces worst ever election result in Hamburg amid party chaos This is …

Feb 24 2020

Coronavirus alert rattles South Korean stock market & sinks its national currency

South Korea’s benchmark Kospi index fell almost 3.9 percent and the won tumbled to a six-month low on Monday. The drop comes after the government raised its disease alert to the highest level amid soaring coronavirus cases. The Kospi hit the lowest point since early December, closing at 2,079.04 points, while the Kosdaq index, which mainly includes small-cap technology stocks, ended the first trading day of the week down 4.3 percent. Other Asian key indices such as Hong Kong’s Hang Seng and China’s Shanghai Composite also were down on Monday, losing 1.75 percent and 0.28 percent respectively. Also on rt.com …

Feb 24 2020

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad submits resignation amid political turmoil

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad submitted his resignation to the country’s king on Monday, as his party exited the ruling alliance. 94-year-old Mahathir announced he would step down following weekend talks between several coalition members and opposition groups on forming a new government that would exclude his expected successor Anwar Ibrahim. It’s unclear whether Anwar will still seek to take office. The politician is due to meet the king on Monday afternoon, perhaps in an attempt to persuade him that he has enough support from lawmakers to form a government.

Feb 24 2020

UAE’s latest natural gas discovery is a gamechanger

The discovery of a massive gas field on the border of Dubai and Abu Dhabi could become a significant game-changer as the country’s relations with neighboring Qatar have cooled in recent years. The Persian Gulf is, without doubt, the most prominent oil and gas production area in the world. After decades of intensive exploration and production, the region still amaze persistent explorers. Even well-explored countries such as the UAE still hold surprises. The Emirates are already one of the world’s largest producer and exporter of oil. In 2019 on average 2.9 million barrels per day were extracted, which generates approximately …

Feb 24 2020

‘It was just a game’: Estonian mother flees to Russia with 2 girls after court clears Norwegian ex-husband of pedophilia charges

He bathed with his own daughters naked and made them kiss his crotch, an Estonian mom told RT of her ex-husband after escaping to Russia. But the Norwegian man’s lawyers claim she’s using pedophilia allegations to keep the kids. It all started like a happy love story in 2009, but eventually turned into a nightmare. Anna from the Estonian capital, Tallinn, arrived in Norway to work as a nurse at a senior home. It was there that she met Jostein Finseraasen, a male nurse whom the wards simply adored and courted her like a true gentleman. The couple got married …

Feb 24 2020

‘Guests are like God’: Modi tweets warm greeting to Trump as US president heads to India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted out a friendly message to Donald Trump, just minutes before the US president is scheduled to arrive in India. Writing in Hindi, Modi wrote that “Guests are like God.” His tweet was in reply to an earlier message penned by Trump, also in Hindi, in which the president said he was “eager” to visit India and would be arriving in the country shortly. अतिथि देवो भव: https://t.co/mpccRkEJCE — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 24, 2020 India has made extravagant preparations for Trump’s state visit. His first stop in Ahmedabad will include a welcome event called ‘Namaste …

Feb 24 2020

Assange’s US extradition hearing begins: What’s it all about and how did we get here?

A London court is set to begin hearings to determine whether or not jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be extradited to the US on charges of conspiracy where he faces life in prison. Assange has languished in London’s top security Belmarsh Prison since he was dragged from London’s Ecuadorian Embassy by British police in April last year and subsequently slapped with 18 charges under the US Espionage Act, which could see him sentenced to up to 175 years in prison. The Australian journalist and whistleblower had, for the seven years prior, been living in the London embassy, where he …

Feb 24 2020

US becomes India’s top trading partner, surpassing China despite tariff row

Bilateral trade between the US and India reached some $87.95 billion in 2018-19, making Washington New Delhi’s new top economic partner, despite President Trump’s increased pressure to negotiate a better deal for his country. The US has surpassed China in terms of bilateral trade with India last year, according to the commerce ministry data, and the trend only increased in April-December 2019 despite the trade disagreements between New Delhi and Washington. India had a trade surplus of $16.85 billion with the US in 2018-19 financial year (with total trade standing at $87.95bn, compared to $87.07bn with China) – which ironically is …

Feb 24 2020

WATCH Damascus air defenses intercept incoming Israeli missiles

Syrian air defense in Damascus have brought down several ‘hostile targets’ coming from the direction of the occupied Golan Heights. Israel confirmed carrying out the strike as videos of the alleged interception were shared online. Israeli military launched a series of raids against “terrorist targets” belonging to the Islamic Jihad in Syria and throughout the Gaza Strip, IDF spokesperson Avichay Adraee confirmed in a rare admission of strikes against its neighbor. Also on rt.com Israel confirms carrying out air strikes on Syria and Gaza The strikes were launched from outside the Syrian airspace with missiles coming from the direction of the occupied Golan …

Feb 24 2020

Israel confirms carrying out air strikes on Syria and Gaza

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Feb 24 2020

Syria air defense are responding to ‘hostile targets’ over Damascus – state TV

Explosions are heard in the sky over Damascus as Syrian air defense systems are responding to an attack coming from occupied Golan Heights, state TV Sana reported. The Syrian capital and surrounding areas often come under air attacks which the country blames on Israel. The latter randomly admits its military is behind the assault.  The General Command of the Army  warned on Saturday that any violation of its airspace will be met with a military response and any aircraft doing it will be regarded as “hostile target.” Also on rt.com ‘Maybe it was the Belgians’: Netanyahu claims ignorance after reports …

Feb 24 2020

Austria stops train from crossing border amid Italian coronavirus panic

Authorities in Austria have stopped an incoming train at the Italian border, after it emerged that two passengers may be infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus. Later, all train traffic to and from Italy was repotedly halted. The Eurocity 86 train was stopped at the Brenner Pass border crossing on Sunday, after officials at Italian State Railways told their Austrian counterparts that two passengers on board had fever symptoms consistent with the Covid-19 coronavirus. The train, bound for Munich in Germany, was halted and returned to the Italian side of the alpine crossing, Interior Minister Karl Nehammer confirmed. Also on rt.com …

Feb 23 2020

Merkel’s CDU produces worst ever election result in Hamburg amid party chaos

The CDU has failed its first electoral test since Angela Merkel’s protegee refused to run for chancellor in 2021. Hamburg is a center-left heaven and the conservatives weren’t after a win, but they didn’t expect to do so badly. “For us at the CDU, this is a bitter election result,” Daniel Guenther, the CDU premier of the state of Schleswig Holstein, said as he commented on the exit polls that showed his party scored just 11 percent in Sunday’s vote to finish third and achieve the worst result in Hamburg in the party’s history. In 2015, the CDU came second …

Feb 23 2020

Historical inaccuracy and ‘human chess’ – Auschwitz Memorial slams Amazon’s Nazi-hunting series

The Auschwitz Memorial in Poland has criticized Amazon’s ‘Hunters’ for sensationalizing the suffering of inmates at the notorious Nazi death camp, in particular a gruesome game of “human chess” depicted in the new series. The horrors of the Holocaust are extensive and well documented. However, the writers of Amazon’s ‘Hunters’ evidently needed to make the systematic slaughter of Jews, Slavs, Gypsies and homosexuals even more comically macabre. The show, which premiered on Amazon Prime on Saturday, stars Al Pacino as a Holocaust survivor turned Nazi hunter, tracking down German war criminals hiding in the US. Flitting between 1970s America and …

Feb 23 2020

In pursuit of GREATNESS: Alex Ovechkin reaches 700 goals – but can he chase down Wayne Gretzky’s all-time NHL record?

With 700 goals under his belt Russian hockey superstar Alexander Ovechkin continues his quest to beat the seemingly untouchable NHL record of 894 goals set by legendary Canadian Wayne Gretzky. On Saturday, the Washington Capitals captain became the second youngest player in the league to reach 700 goals behind only Gretzky, heating up speculation on whether he will be able to break the all-time NHL record. READ MORE: WATCH: Wife of hockey star Alexander Ovechkin shares ADORABLE reaction of 1-year-old son when he sees dad on TV Gretzky netted his whopping 894 goals in 1,487 games over a 20-year career while …

Feb 23 2020

Palestinians launch rocket attack on southern Israel (VIDEOS)

Air raid sirens sounded across southern Israel as a wave of rockets were launched from Gaza. The barrage came hours after the Israeli military killed a “terrorist” it said was planting explosives near the border fence. Sirens sounded in Sderot, Ashkelon, Sha’ar Hanegen, and several other regions of southern Israel on Sunday evening, as at least 20 rockets were launched from Gaza. Explosions were heard as some rockets touched down on Israeli soil, while others were intercepted by the Iron Dome air defense system. Video footage showed the projectiles blazing through the sky, with Israeli missiles neutralizing some mid-air. Explosions …

Feb 23 2020

‘2016 all over again for Bernie’: Trump blames Adam Schiff for ‘Russiagate’ Sanders leaks

President Donald Trump has blamed House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff for leaking a report on a supposed Russian effort to support Bernie Sanders’s campaign. “It sounds like it’s ‘16 all over again,” Trump said. As Sanders surged in the polls, the Washington Post ran an article on Friday describing a covert Russian effort to help the Vermont senator win the Democratic nomination. The article did not specify “what form that Russian assistance has taken,” and provided no evidence, only assertions from anonymous intelligence officials. Also on rt.com ‘Russians helping Sanders!’ MSM takes abrupt break from anti-Trump frenzy for a …

Feb 23 2020

Japanese figure skating star Rika Kihira sends warning to Russian rivals with Challenge Cup win ahead of ISU World Championships

Japanese female figure skating leader Rika Kihira proved she is ready to fight for podium places at the upcoming ISU World Championships by confidently winning the Challenge Cup in the Netherlands. The 17-year-old, who faltered in the short program a day earlier, redeemed herself for the error-riddled performance by delivering a clean free routine on Sunday when she landed two solid triple axels – her signature jumps. READ MORE: ‘She can’t compete against quad-jumping skaters’: Russian Olympic champ says Medvedeva should retire Kihira received 156.38 points for her free routine, scoring a total of 230.65 points which was higher than Russian …

Feb 23 2020

Israeli soldiers BULLDOZE body of slain Palestinian, cause uproar

Israeli soldiers who killed a Palestinian suspected of planting explosives near a border fence didn’t even try to remove his body manually, using a bulldozer instead. The bone-chilling action raised the ire of locals. The suspected attacker was shot dead earlier on Sunday close to a border fence on the southern edge of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) lauded the news, embedding a video of the man and his accomplice setting up what appears to be an explosive device. “Not the first. Not the second. But the third time these Islamic Jihad terrorists in Gaza attempted to …

Feb 23 2020

‘Disgusting piece of sh*t’: UFC’s Costa vows to ‘kill’ middleweight champ Israel Adesanya over ‘crumple like Twin Towers’ comment

The feud between UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya and division rival Paulo Costa took an even nastier turn after Costa branded the New Zealand fighter a “dirty Kiwi” over comments he made about the Twin Towers. Middleweight ruler Adesanya is due to defend his title against Cuban-born Yoel Romero at UFC 248 in Las Vegas on March 7, and ahead of that has been conducting media duties. One such appearance in New Zealand on Friday – ahead of the UFC’s show in Auckland the following day – caused controversy when Adesanya referenced the Twin Towers in outlining what he would …

Feb 23 2020

Germans say far-right MORE DANGEROUS than Islamists, but is Merkel’s shaky govt there to take on growing threat?

Far-right terrorism is more of a danger than Islamism in the eyes of nearly a half of Germans, while almost the same number blamed the AfD party for fueling extremism – and authorities for sitting idly as the threat grows. Days after the deadly shooting spree in Hanau, where a hate-motivated gunman killed ten people before taking his own life, Bild am Sonntag newspaper came up with an eye-catching survey, carried out by pollster, Kantar, revealing Germans’ attitudes toward extremism. It found that 49 percent of Germans consider far-right extremists to be the greatest terrorist threat in the country, whereas …

Feb 23 2020

Global carmakers lose nearly $6 million daily for each plant shut down in Wuhan – media

The closures of plants in the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak has cost foreign auto majors, including Honda, Nissan, General Motors and Renault, around $5.69 million in losses per day, according to Chinese state media. “Some Wuhan parts suppliers now rely on stockpiles, but the stockpiles will run out soon. Another problem lies in the delivery network, which has not returned to normal,” an auto industry insider told the Global Times. Read more Feast in time of plague? Trump official says China coronavirus is good for US economy The city of Wuhan in Hubei province, from where the epidemic is …

Feb 23 2020

Party masks off, medical on: Venice shutters famed carnival as coronavirus gains foothold in Italy

Italian authorities have decided to end Venice’s carnival two days early, in an attempt to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus that has infected more than 100 in Italy. Veneto regional Governor Luca Zaia said the shutdown will begin Sunday evening, ending the festivities for tens of thousands of mask-wearing party-goers. Authorities announced that three people in Venice have already tested positive for the virus. The patients, all in their late 80s, have been hospitalized and are reportedly in critical condition. #Venice airport passengers screened amid #coronavirus outbreak in #Italy pic.twitter.com/F10v3D5ums — RT (@RT_com) February 23, 2020 The neighboring …

Feb 23 2020

Russian Olympic champion swimmer shares naked pic to congratulate men on ‘Defender of the Fatherland Day’ (PHOTOS)

Olympic champion synchronized swimmer Anzhelika Timanina has congratulated Russian men on ‘Defender of the Fatherland Day’ in an unusual way, sharing a raunchy picture of herself on social media. “Protect us, pretty & weak girls,” Timanina wrote on her Instagram page while posting a half-naked photo which gained more than 5,500 “Likes” within several hours. READ MORE: ‘Snake ecstasy’: Russian synchronized swimming champion charms fans with underwater routine (VIDEO) On February 23, Russia celebrates ‘Defender of the Fatherland Day’ – more commonly known as ‘Men’s Day’ – which traditionally focused on military achievements and honoring those who serve (or have served) …

Feb 23 2020

Blitzkrieg Bernie? Sanders’ victory in Nevada like NAZI invasion of France – MSNBC’s Chris Matthews

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews has compared Bernie Sanders’ win in the Nevada caucuses to Adolf Hitler’s WWII takeover of France. As Sanders pulls ahead of the pack, the media has labeled him a nazi, a communist, and a Russian stooge. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders declared a resounding victory in Saturday’s Nevada caucuses, the third major showdown of the primary season. With some results still outstanding on Sunday morning, Sanders has won just over 46 percent of the vote, more than doubling the score of former Vice President Joe Biden, currently in second place with 19 percent. After a strong showing in …

Feb 23 2020

MMA fighter kicked off reality TV show for BREAKING male teammate’s NOSE with vicious headbutt (VIDEO)

MMA fighter Ana Maria Pal was kicked off the ‘Survivor’ reality show in Romania after she broke a male teammate’s nose during a vicious row which was broadcast live on TV. The 26-year-old fighter failed to win a reward-based challenge for her team and flew into a rage, assaulting a teammate who had apparently attempted to comfort her. READ MORE: ‘It would be awesome’: ‘Rowdy’ Bec Rawlings targets Heather Hardy after win at Bellator Dublin (VIDEO) Andrei Ciobanu approached Pal saying, “It’s hard Ana, it’s hard,” only for Pal to hurl a ball at him and then headbutt him in the …

Feb 23 2020

‘Now you see how hard he hits?’ Incredible ringside footage shows Fury’s punching power as he decks Wilder (VIDEO)

Deontay Wilder mocked Tyson Fury as having “pillow fists” before their heavyweight world title rematch in Las Vegas on Saturday but was left to eat those words as Fury floored him twice on his way to a brutal stoppage victory. Fury relieved Wilder of his WBC title – and with it his unbeaten record – as the 6ft 9in Brit dismantled his American rival from the opening bell at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The Gypsy King reigns supreme: Tyson Fury stops Deontay Wilder to win WBC world heavyweight title in Las Vegas rematch Wilder is known as being among …

Feb 23 2020

Alaska fishermen lose MILLIONS of dollars amid US-Russia sanctions war

Fishermen in Alaska are losing up to $60 million annually after access to one of their key markets was cut in 2014, when Russia imposed a food embargo in retaliation to US sanctions. Russia bought an average $40 million worth of seafood products from Alaska’s producers between 2010-2013, according to data from the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI), cited by the Anchorage Daily News. In 2013, the year prior to Western restrictions, the purchases surged to a record $61.3 million, with salmon roe accounting for more than 76 percent of the export value. Also on rt.com US sanctions helped Russia …

Feb 23 2020

OSCE media freedom rep calls on UK not to extradite Assange due to ‘excessive’ US prison sentence

The UK should not extradite Julian Assange, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has argued, because he faces an excessive prison sentence in the US and his publications were in the public interest. OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Desir expressed concern over Assange’s upcoming extradition hearing at London’s Woolwich Crown Court on Monday. He called on UK authorities to refuse to hand over Assange to Washington, citing the “disproportionate prison sentence, up to a total of 175 years, that he could potentially face if extradited and convicted.” Desir argued that WikiLeaks has provided “important …

Feb 23 2020

UK is the ‘51st state’? Uproar as Britain’s secret deal to buy nuclear warheads from US without Parliament’s consent is revealed

Furious Brits have accused their government of being a lapdog for Washington, after it was inadvertently revealed that the UK had quietly inked a nuclear weapons deal with the US, forgoing public debate. The Pentagon recently disclosed that Britain has agreed to purchase new US nuclear warheads to replace Trident, its own homegrown nuclear program. However, the deal came as a surprise to British lawmakers, who were reportedly kept in the dark about the nuclear weapons. The agreement, which involves the US sharing the technology used in its W93 sea-launched warhead, is expected to cost billions of pounds. A spokesperson …

Feb 23 2020

‘They called me an ape’: Coach in Zanzibar ‘banned for 6 months’ for stripping down to underwear to goad ex-team in celebrations

A football coach in Zanzibar has reportedly been slapped with a six-month ban for wild victory celebrations which included stripping down to his pants and thrusting his crotch at fans of a club which previously sacked him. Mani Gamera led his Miembeni team to a 1-0 win against former club Jang’ombe in the Zanzibar Premier League, sparking raucous celebrations that the ecstatic Gamera then appeared to take a little bit too far. The coach was seen running over to opposition fans at the final whistle, pounding his chest violently before thrusting his groin at supporters to show his disdain. In …

Feb 23 2020

Russian biathlete Alexander Loginov pulls out of mass-start race after police raid scandal in Italy

Russian biathlete Alexander Loginov, who was subjected to a police search on Saturday, has decided to pull out of the final race at the 2020 IBU World Championship in Italy despite booking a place in the men’s mass start. Immediately after the men’s relay race, Russia finished fourth, Loginov said that the police had seized his phone and laptop amid investigations into possible doping violations. READ MORE: ‘No evidence of doping violations’: Russian embassy in Italy responds to police raid on biathlon team The reason for the shocking police raid was the inappropriate accreditation of Loginov’s coach, Alexander Kasperovich, who used …

Feb 23 2020

Several dead, 1000+ collapsed buildings after earthquake rocks eastern Turkey

An earthquake in eastern Turkey wreaked havoc on local infrastructure, resulting in deaths and injuries as emergency workers scramble to assist residents. At least eight people have been killed and around two dozen others injured after a 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit Turkey’s Van province, senior government officials say. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said that at least three children are among the dead, adding that more than 1,000 buildings have collapsed. He said that search and rescue operations are ongoing. In pictures: Villages in Turkey's Van province severely affected by tremors from earthquake in neighbouring Iran pic.twitter.com/UVEfAYt371 — TRT World Now (@TRTWorldNow) …

Feb 23 2020

‘It would be awesome’: ‘Rowdy’ Bec Rawlings targets Heather Hardy after win at Bellator Dublin (VIDEO)

Aussie fan favorite ‘Rowdy’ Bec Rawlings said she would relish the prospect of a showdown with boxer-turned-MMA fighter Heather ‘The Heat’ Hardy, after Rawlings finally got back in the win column at Bellator 240 in Dublin. Rawlings outmuscled Greek youngster Elina Kallionidou in their featherweight bout in the Irish capital, picking up a unanimous decision victory (30-27, 30-27, 29-28). It was a first Bellator win for Rawlings in her second fight with the promotion – and snapped a five-fight skid in MMA stretching back to her UFC loss against Paige VanZant back in August of 2016. "I f*ckin love it …

Feb 23 2020

Tommy Robinson locks horns with RT’s ‘Worlds Apart’ as the British activist brings his ‘Rape of Britain’ lecture to Russia

Tommy Robinson had a lively exchange with RT about his campaign to stop Muslim grooming gangs in the UK. The firebrand activist arrived in Russia to give a presentation about the “Rape of Britain.” Robinson sat down with RT’s Oksana Boyko to discuss his provocative views about Islam and the alleged epidemic of Muslim grooming gangs in the United Kingdom. The former leader of the right-wing English Defense League said his theory is that Islam is incompatible with Western values, and even condones rape and pedophilia.   Boyko took issue with the idea that Islam is to blame for the …

Feb 23 2020

Russia may soon become world’s largest producer of colored diamonds

One of Russia’s top diamond producers, Alrosa, is poised to take the lead in the global colored-diamond market as soon as Australia’s Argyle mine – currently the largest supplier of the precious rare stones – closes. The Argyle diamond mine, widely regarded as the world’s number one source of treasurable pink gems, as well as other colored diamonds, is expected to close in late 2020 after more than 30 years of operation, due to the depletion of economically viable stones. The closure is expected to have an impact on the whole global diamond industry, and may also make Russia the …

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