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Economy

‘Ruble drop- continuation of global credit crisis’
A global crisis has never ended, most of the Western states have enormous debts which they are not able to pay off, and the current collapse of the Russian currency is just its continuation, Mitch Feierstein, of Glacier Environmental Fund, told RT.

18.12.2014 15:02

US media in propaganda war with global anti-fracking activism
As 2014 comes to a close the American mainstream media has represented the most aggressive attack on global environmental movements that defend peoples’ right to live in healthy and clean environment worldwide.

18.12.2014 14:02

What Putin is not telling us
Even facing what under any circumstances is a perfect storm; President Putin delivered an extremely measured performance at his annual press conference and Q&A marathon.

18.12.2014 14:38

UK sees luxury property, cheap travel bonanza in ruble crisis
As the ruble falls into a tailspin, air fares between the UK and Russia have dropped to an all-time low. Return tickets from London Gatwick and Manchester to Moscow are now selling at £50.

18.12.2014 11:10

​Obama’s Cuba decision: ‘US tries to move Russian allies away’
Improving relations with Havana, the US is indirectly attempting to move Cuba away from its traditional alliance with Russia, believes international consultant Adrian Salbuchi. The Castro brothers will certainly take advantage of the thaw, he told RT.

18.12.2014 08:11

​UK oil industry ‘close to collapse’ as price plunges below $60 per barrel
Britain’s oil industry is in a “crisis” and may be “close to collapse,” a senior oil industry expert has said, as the UK’s biggest oil and gas companies continue to cut staff and investment and the price of crude slumps.

18.12.2014 12:03

​America’s wealthiest families smash income ceiling, middle-class left far behind
Despite, or because of, the fallout from the 2007 Great Recession, annual earnings between the richest Americans and everybody else have exploded to record levels. Meanwhile middle- and lower-class wealth growth remains stagnant.

18.12.2014 08:32

Putin's 2014 Q&A marathon
Russian President Vladimir Putin is holding his annual marathon Q&A. He is expected to touch on a variety of themes during a year of great economic and geopolitical turbulence.

18.12.2014 08:09

More equal societies do better. Why then are governments supporting inequality?
The OECD has confirmed what most sensible economy watchers realized a long time ago - rising inequality is smothering economic growth globally. As the erosion of the middle class continues, when will policymakers wake up?

16.12.2014 12:39

2014 Q&A marathon: Public awaits Putin’s take on watershed year for Russia
The much-anticipated Q&A marathon by Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to be heavy on economics and politics following major geopolitical shifts this year. RT is broadcasting it live for international audiences.

18.12.2014 03:50

Richard Branson: S. Arabia attacking renewable energy with cheaper oil
Saudi Arabia’s push to drive down oil prices is not just an attempt to undermine the US shale oil boom, but also the global clean energy industry, Virgin founder Richard Branson has said in an interview with British media.

17.12.2014 12:18

Go West, Young Han
November 18, 2014: it’s a day that should live forever in history.

17.12.2014 09:00