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‘Twitter ban of RT ads part of coordinated attack on Russian media & freedom of speech’

Twitter’s decision to ban RT’s advertising is based on a discredited intelligence report and comes just as the public is losing interest in the crumbling Trump-Russia collusion case, experts interviewed by RT believe. Twitter has banned ads from RT and Sputnik, citing their alleged meddling in the 2016 US election, despite the fact that the company itself approached RT offering ...

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UN-OPCW investigators ‘confident’ Damascus is to blame for April sarin attack

Excerpts from a new UN-OPCW report on chemical attacks in Syria, according to which the Joint Investigative Mission is “confident” that Damascus is responsible for the incident in Khan Shaykhun in April, has been leaked to media. The new UN-sponsored report by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), conducted by the Joint Investigation Mission (JIM), supported the ...

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Kalashnikov maker offers journalists discount on non-lethal guns after radio presenter attack

Published time: 26 Oct, 2017 19:47 Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov Concern has offered a discount on its non-lethal guns, and self-defense lessons for journalists after a leading radio presenter was stabbed in the neck while at work earlier this week. Read more “Kalashnikov Concern is in favor of responsible weapon ownership, and the right of citizens to self-defense,” said a ...

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Russia mourns victims of deadly Nord-Ost theater attack

A ceremony has been held in Moscow to commemorate the 130 victims of the hostage crisis that took place during the Nord Ost show in the Dubrovka Theater in 2002. Attendees brought flowers and candles to the wall of the theater, where photos were displayed of the victims. They also released 130 white balloons into the air – one for ...

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Russian newspaper plans to arm journalists following knife attack on radio host

Published time: 26 Oct, 2017 11:02 The editor-in-chief of Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta has said he plans to arm workers with non-lethal weapons after recent attacks on journalists, including the stabbing of a radio talk show host earlier this week. Read more “They have left me no other options. I would send some of my staff to study [how to ...

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Masked robbers armed with wrenches attack newsagent worker (VIDEO)

Published time: 26 Oct, 2017 09:56 CCTV footage has been released of masked robbers armed with wrenches ambushing a terrified shop worker before ransacking the shelves on Wednesday. Police are appealing for witnesses “so that we can bring the men to justice.” Officers were called to reports of an armed robbery at N&N Newsagents in Stalybridge, Manchester shortly after 9.15pm. ...

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ISIS uses doctored Messi pic to threaten attack on Russia World Cup (PHOTOS)

Published time: 25 Oct, 2017 13:56 Edited time: 25 Oct, 2017 13:58 Islamic State terrorists have used a doctored picture of football star Lionel Messi on a series of posters that threaten to carry out attacks at the FIFA World Cup in Russia next year. Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) outlined its threat to target the tournament using an image ...

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Is austerity leaving Britain wide open to attack? Tories keep dodging the question

Published time: 24 Oct, 2017 18:52 The UK government plans to scrap naval ships and slash 1,000 Royal Marines despite Downing Street’s public denial. Massive cuts to the navy are expected as the Ministry of Defence (MoD) looks to save £30 billion ($ 27 billion). Asked directly on Monday whether 1,000 Royal Marines will be axed as a result of ...

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8 people, including minors, charged in France with plotting attack against mosques, politicians

Published time: 22 Oct, 2017 17:51 At least 8 people, including three minors, have been charged in France for a “criminal terrorist conspiracy,” prosecutors said. Their intended targets were reportedly mosques, people of North African descent and politicians. The accused, aged between 17 and 29, had plans to commit violent actions, the Paris prosecutor’s office said, as cited by AFP. ...

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Several injured in central Munich knife attack, suspect on the run – police

Published time: 21 Oct, 2017 08:19 Edited time: 21 Oct, 2017 08:57 An unidentified knifeman has attacked and wounded several people in downtown Munich, local police reported, adding that the perpetrator is still at large. Local law enforcement told residents not to leave their homes. The suspect has been described as a man in his 40s. There has been no ...

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