Russian authorities offer to swap booze for food as 34 die in Orenburg from deadly counterfeit spirits made using methanol

Follow RT on By Jonny Tickle Authorities in Russia’s Orenburg region have offered residents to swap low-quality spirits for higher-value food packs after 34 people in the city of Orsk died after buying knock-off alcohol. Many others are still hospitalized. The incident has seen 10 suspects detained, with seven currently…

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America’s debt crisis could well shake the world. Cut off by sanctions & suspicion, Russia should ironically find itself insulated

Follow RT on By Glenn Diesen, Professor at the University of South-Eastern Norway and an editor at the Russia in Global Affairs journal. Follow him on Twitter @glenn_diesen The long-awaited American financial crisis appears to be on its way. Inflation is increasing, energy prices are out of control, and debt levels are…

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‘Silly talk’: British pundit raises eyebrows by calling Ebanie Bridges ‘a potential Muhammad Ali for women’s boxing’

Follow RT on UK boxing journalist Gareth A Davies has been berated online after making the claim that Australian ‘Blonde Bomber’ Ebanie Bridges could potentially be a ‘Muhammad Ali’ for the women’s side of the sport. Davies, who usually writes for the Daily Telegraph and also features on squared circle…

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250+ Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli forces during protest against illegal West Bank settlements (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Follow RT on Around 270 Palestinians were injured in the occupied West Bank as they clashed with Israeli troops, who fired tear gas and rubber-coated bullets into crowds protesting Israeli settlements. Hundreds of Palestinans gathered on Friday in the town of Beit Ummar, located northwest of Hebron, to mourn the…

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Stay away from waters near Crimea or British sailors risk facing the full might of Russia’s Armed Forces, Moscow warns London

Follow RT on By Jonny Tickle Russia will continue to defend the country’s territorial waters and may combat any violators with the “harshest methods,” a high-ranking official revealed on Wednesday, warning foreign navies against crossing the country’s border. Speaking to the newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Russian Security Council Deputy Secretary Mikhail…

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Female boxing braggart Shields compares herself to Muhammad Ali again as she pledges to become MMA champ in fiery press conference

Follow RT on Multiweight boxing champion Claressa Shields has again compared herself to Muhammad Ali ahead of her Professional Fighters League MMA bow, comparing the two sports in between savaging opponent Brittney Elkin after their weigh-in. Never low on confidence, Shields was somber at the weigh-in as she made her…

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Wilder likened to Muhammad Ali as he warns ‘coward’ Fury he will ‘disfigure’ fighter ‘so his mother wouldn’t even know who he was’

Follow RT on Deontay Wilder has been called “the closest thing to Muhammad Ali” by his trainer ahead of his rematch with Tyson Fury in July, when the ex-champ has bizarrely bragged he will “disfigure” the Brit who annihilated him last year. In a string of threats that seem particularly…

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‘Celebration of the year’: Lukaku appears to act out police arrest for Covid breach as Ronaldo keeps dream alive in dramatic derby

Follow RT on Fans watched Romelu Lukaku act out being arrested and handcuffed after scoring for Inter against Juventus – but Cristiano Ronaldo had the last laugh after an ultra-dramatic victory for his side in their must-win Italian derby. Belgium hitman Lukaku was fined by police earlier this week after…

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