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  • Mine country
    Mahmoud is an elementary school music teacher, Marei a bank software engineer. Both share the same dangerous pastime – defusing hidden explosives in their home town of Benghazi. ISIS left many Libyan cities littered with mines, bombs, and...
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  • Mine country
    Mine country
    Mahmoud is an elementary school music teacher, Marei a bank software engineer. Both share the same dangerous pastime – defusing hidden explosives in their home town of Benghazi. ISIS left many Libyan cities littered with mines, bombs, and...
  • Waziristan. Hard Homecoming
    Waziristan. Hard Homecoming
    The Taliban and Al-Qaeda operated virtually unhindered in Pakistan’s North Waziristan region for years. In 2014, a military operation began to oust the terrorists, forcing thousands of people to flee to neighboring Afghanistan. An RT crew...
  • In the executioner's shadow
    In the executioner's shadow
    What would you do if someone you love was raped, tortured, or murdered? How would you seek justice? The very thought evokes horror – we shudder to even consider it. But it is a reality faced by Vicki and Syl Scheiber after their...
  • Hikikomori loveless
    Hikikomori loveless
    Known as hikikomori, the phenomenon of social withdrawal has become increasingly commonplace in Japan. Hundreds of thousands of Japanese people shut themselves away, spending months and years in isolation. But as time goes by, the hikikomori are...
  • Breaking the silence
    Breaking the silence
    Secret internal documents reveal how Church officials protect priests accused of pedophilia by moving them from country to country, sometimes as far away as Africa. They call it “the geographical solution”. Even Pope Francis is...
  • Green сitadels
    Green сitadels
    Near Taos, New Mexico, you’ll find a sweeping plain dotted with odd-looking structures built nearly entirely from dirt and trash. This is not a large homeless camp or the set of a post-apocalyptic movie. It’s an off-grid subdivision...
  • Behind closed doors: The Contergan scandal
    Behind closed doors: The Contergan scandal
    Until the 60s, the sleep-inducing drug was mass produced and distributed worldwide. But, after ingesting the drug, many expectant mothers experienced stillbirths and those who managed to bring their pregnancies to full term gave birth to children...
  • Football beasts
    Football beasts
    In this behind-the-scenes look into hooligan subculture, you’ll meet some of the individuals that join together and make a lifestyle out of brawling with rival hooligan gangs. They say they’re defending the honor of their city and its...
  • Black gold rush, new American dream
    Black gold rush, new American dream
    While the 2008 financial crisis plunges the US into recession and unemployment, Williston – a small town in North Dakota sitting on top of a large reserve of shale oil – experiences a genuine black gold rush. Driven by some common hope,...
  • The peril on your plate
    The peril on your plate
    The biotech giants are promising cutting-edge traits in GMO seeds and weed-killing chemicals, to feed the hungry and bring farmers bigger harvests of pest-resistant crops. From India to the UK and across the Atlantic, people question the safety of...