New CDU leader & possible Merkel successor Laschet voices support for Ukraine joining EU, but says Nord Stream 2 must be completed

Follow RT on By Jonny Tickle Less than a month after being elected as leader of Germany’s most powerful political party, Armin Laschet revealed that he believes the European Union should give Ukraine a pathway towards becoming a member of the bloc. Laschet, who now heads Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party,…

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Russia’s Kalashnikov gun factory launches digital rifle ‘for hipsters,’ allowing high-tech hunters to live-stream their kills

Follow RT on With digital fridges and internet-connected cars, everyday objects are getting smarter. Now, thanks to a Russian arms manufacturer, your shotgun is no exception, with a new cutting-edge weapon bridging the gap to the cyber world. Dmitry Tarasov, director general of the Kalashnikov group of companies, famous for…

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