In Krasnodar’s central square, a giant digital billboard counts down the days until Russia’s parliamentary elections. With polls opening on Friday, the clock is ticking for parties to convince people to actually turn out and vote.
A tribal militia in Afghanistan’s Panjshir Valley is preparing for major fighting with the new rulers of the country, the Taliban. The group says they want to be left alone, but will push back if attacked.
A former ISIS militant, awaiting trial in Russia, claims he had been recruited by UK agents to spy on the terrorist group. The man told RT he ended up fighting in the terrorists' ranks, allegedly, after being abandoned in Syria.
In the pandemonium that followed the suicide bombing at Kabul Airport, witnesses told RT’s Murad Gazdiev they ran for their lives as the shooting started. One injured woman described US troops opening fire as civilians fled.
The Taliban have fired warning shots outside Kabul airport, as heard in footage filmed by an RT crew, after the Islamist militant group said on Tuesday that it would no longer allow Afghans to access the US-run airfield.
Work at one of Russia’s most recognizable brands has ground to a halt after the death of its founder sparked a fierce struggle for control between the company’s employees and a former boss, who they say was fired for incompetence.
Moscow has reacted furiously to a series of claims, backed up with anonymous and unverifiable sources, that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his security officials to support Donald Trump’s campaign to become US president.
With Taliban fighters gaining ground in Afghanistan and US troops preparing a total withdrawal from the country, representatives of the militant group have called on Russia to support the lifting of sanctions against its leaders.
Nearly three decades ago, Kyrgyzstan signed a deal designed to enrich the mountainous nation and its people. Now though, with warnings of human rights abuses and ecological catastrophe, it appears ready to tear up the agreement.