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Russia & China to sign ‘contract of the century’ for next-generation heavy helicopter

Moscow and Beijing are to ink an agreement on developing a next-generation heavy helicopter, which will be more powerful than US-made ones, Russian state-owned corporation Rostec has revealed. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russia & China to sign ‘contract of the century’ for next-generation heavy helicopter

Moscow and Beijing are to ink an agreement on developing a next-generation heavy helicopter, which will be more powerful than US-made ones, Russian state-owned corporation Rostec has revealed. Read Full Article at RT.com

India ready to welcome Russian gold & diamond miners – official

India is interested in cooperation with Russian gold and diamond mining companies and is ready to allow them access to the country’s domestic market, Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov said. Read Full Article at RT.com
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India ready to welcome Russian gold & diamond miners – official

India is interested in cooperation with Russian gold and diamond mining companies and is ready to allow them access to the country’s domestic market, Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov said. Read Full Article at RT.com

Putin orders Russian brand of ‘green’ non-GMO produce to be set up

Russia’s enormous natural resources should serve as a guarantee of high quality food production, according to President Vladimir Putin. The country has ensured its independence on the global wheat market, he added. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Putin orders Russian brand of ‘green’ non-GMO produce to be set up

Russia’s enormous natural resources should serve as a guarantee of high quality food production, according to President Vladimir Putin. The country has ensured its independence on the global wheat market, he added. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russia remains Ukraine’s key trade partner despite Kiev’s claims of cutting economic ties

Despite years of mutual trade restrictions, Russia remained Ukraine’s biggest trade partner in 2018, according to data published by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russia remains Ukraine’s key trade partner despite Kiev’s claims of cutting economic ties

Despite years of mutual trade restrictions, Russia remained Ukraine’s biggest trade partner in 2018, according to data published by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Read Full Article at RT.com

Bitcoin is ‘brilliant, much better’ than paper money, but no use for Tesla – Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that despite the advantages and “brilliant” structure of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, his electric car company apparently has no plans to get involved with bitcoin. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Bitcoin is ‘brilliant, much better’ than paper money, but no use for Tesla – Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that despite the advantages and “brilliant” structure of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, his electric car company apparently has no plans to get involved with bitcoin. Read Full Article at RT.com

Tesla’s 'secret weapon' disappears from website and fans are panicking

The Model 3 was supposed to be Tesla’s secret weapon in the car market, but fans are panicking after it disappeared from the company’s website, Electrek’s Fred Lambert reports. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Tesla’s 'secret weapon' disappears from website and fans are panicking

The Model 3 was supposed to be Tesla’s secret weapon in the car market, but fans are panicking after it disappeared from the company’s website, Electrek’s Fred Lambert reports. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russia’s biggest automaker AvtoVaz negotiating exports to Iran

Major Russian car producer AvtoVaz is in talks with Tehran over the sale and assembly of its cars there, Viktor Kladov, the director of international cooperation and regional policy at Russia’s state corporation Rostec, has said. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russia’s biggest automaker AvtoVaz negotiating exports to Iran

Major Russian car producer AvtoVaz is in talks with Tehran over the sale and assembly of its cars there, Viktor Kladov, the director of international cooperation and regional policy at Russia’s state corporation Rostec, has said. Read Full Article at RT.com

Will the new Silk Road make China a global superpower? – RT’s Keiser Report finds out

China’s ambitious multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) could become a once-in-a-century geopolitical initiative if successful, according to politician and business strategist Bruno Maçães. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Will the new Silk Road make China a global superpower? – RT’s Keiser Report finds out

China’s ambitious multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) could become a once-in-a-century geopolitical initiative if successful, according to politician and business strategist Bruno Maçães. Read Full Article at RT.com

Siemens to team up with Russian firm to make equipment for Arctic LNG 2 project in St. Petersburg

German engineering giant Siemens is planning to produce compressors for the Arctic LNG 2 project near St. Petersburg. It will be a joint venture with Russia’s state-run firm Power Machines. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Siemens to team up with Russian firm to make equipment for Arctic LNG 2 project in St. Petersburg

German engineering giant Siemens is planning to produce compressors for the Arctic LNG 2 project near St. Petersburg. It will be a joint venture with Russia’s state-run firm Power Machines. Read Full Article at RT.com

Egypt is shaping up to become a real energy hub

Egypt’s oil and gas future looks very bright. The large scale concessions awarded during the EGYPS2019 conference in Cairo, 11-13 February, shows the appetite of IOCs, such as Shell, BP and ENI in this emerging energy hotspot. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Egypt is shaping up to become a real energy hub

Egypt’s oil and gas future looks very bright. The large scale concessions awarded during the EGYPS2019 conference in Cairo, 11-13 February, shows the appetite of IOCs, such as Shell, BP and ENI in this emerging energy hotspot. Read Full Article at RT.com

Plane and simple: Argentina to give Bolivia a jet if it needs more natural gas

The changes to the gas contract between Argentina and Bolivia will allow Buenos Aires to save some $460 million, but the deal has one curious detail on what happens if Argentina needs more supplies. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Plane and simple: Argentina to give Bolivia a jet if it needs more natural gas

The changes to the gas contract between Argentina and Bolivia will allow Buenos Aires to save some $460 million, but the deal has one curious detail on what happens if Argentina needs more supplies. Read Full Article at RT.com

This Russian airport is listed among the world’s best (PHOTOS)

One of the newest Russian airports, Platov International Airport in the city of Rostov-on-Don, has received the highest mark from the UK-based ranking organization Skytrax, becoming the first five-star Russian airport. Read Full Article at RT.com
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This Russian airport is listed among the world’s best (PHOTOS)

One of the newest Russian airports, Platov International Airport in the city of Rostov-on-Don, has received the highest mark from the UK-based ranking organization Skytrax, becoming the first five-star Russian airport. Read Full Article at RT.com

Moscow court orders US investor of Baring Vostok to be held in custody over $37mn fraud allegations

The founder and senior partner of Baring Vostok private equity fund, Michael Calvey, will be detained in Moscow for two months after his bail got rejected. The US citizen is accused of a large-scale fraud involving a Russian bank. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Moscow court orders US investor of Baring Vostok to be held in custody over $37mn fraud allegations

The founder and senior partner of Baring Vostok private equity fund, Michael Calvey, will be detained in Moscow for two months after his bail got rejected. The US citizen is accused of a large-scale fraud involving a Russian bank. Read Full Article at RT.com

Germans go gaga for Russian food discounter Mere amid nostalgia for ‘Iron Curtain’ era

A Russian grocery retailer was nearly forced to close during its grand opening week in Germany when a huge crowd of Leipzig locals arrived and gobbled up almost the entire inventory. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Germans go gaga for Russian food discounter Mere amid nostalgia for ‘Iron Curtain’ era

A Russian grocery retailer was nearly forced to close during its grand opening week in Germany when a huge crowd of Leipzig locals arrived and gobbled up almost the entire inventory. Read Full Article at RT.com

If you can’t bit them, coin them: Bitcoin-skeptic JP Morgan reveals its own cryptocurrency

Just a few weeks after JP Morgan declared cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin to only have value in a post-capitalist dystopia, the $2.5tn banking giant announced its own blockchain-based “JPM Coin” – should we be worried? Read Full Article at RT.com
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If you can’t bit them, coin them: Bitcoin-skeptic JP Morgan reveals its own cryptocurrency

Just a few weeks after JP Morgan declared cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin to only have value in a post-capitalist dystopia, the $2.5tn banking giant announced its own blockchain-based “JPM Coin” – should we be worried? Read Full Article at RT.com

Russian PM calls on government to go beyond ‘dry figures’ to address poverty

The Russian government should do more to help its 19 million citizens living below the poverty line, said Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. He suggested providing better-targeted assistance to the poor than just statistics. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russian PM calls on government to go beyond ‘dry figures’ to address poverty

The Russian government should do more to help its 19 million citizens living below the poverty line, said Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. He suggested providing better-targeted assistance to the poor than just statistics. Read Full Article at RT.com

US investor & top partners of Baring Vostok equity fund detained in Moscow on fraud allegations

A court in Moscow has ordered the detention of the founder and senior partner of Baring Vostok private equity, as part of an ongoing inquiry into fraud allegations. Other employees were also taken into custody. Read Full Article at RT.com
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US investor & top partners of Baring Vostok equity fund detained in Moscow on fraud allegations

A court in Moscow has ordered the detention of the founder and senior partner of Baring Vostok private equity, as part of an ongoing inquiry into fraud allegations. Other employees were also taken into custody. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russia will launch Arctic LNG 2 project even if US sanctions scare off investors – Finance Ministry

The US bill introducing new sanctions against Russia aims to sabotage the Arctic LNG 2 project, according to Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov. But Moscow will launch the project even if it has to do it on its own, he added. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russia will launch Arctic LNG 2 project even if US sanctions scare off investors – Finance Ministry

The US bill introducing new sanctions against Russia aims to sabotage the Arctic LNG 2 project, according to Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov. But Moscow will launch the project even if it has to do it on its own, he added. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russia calls latest US sanctions ‘just another schizoid story’

Russia is not afraid of sanctions and new penalties won’t hugely harm the economy, according to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. However, he added that the measures may slow development. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russia calls latest US sanctions ‘just another schizoid story’

Russia is not afraid of sanctions and new penalties won’t hugely harm the economy, according to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. However, he added that the measures may slow development. Read Full Article at RT.com

No way back for Nord Stream 2 pipeline project – Germany

The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, controlled by Russian energy giant Gazprom, is unlikely to be cancelled, according to Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the new leader of Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU). Read Full Article at RT.com
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No way back for Nord Stream 2 pipeline project – Germany

The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, controlled by Russian energy giant Gazprom, is unlikely to be cancelled, according to Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the new leader of Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU). Read Full Article at RT.com

Boom Bust asks if the bubble is bursting as record number of Americans fall behind on car payments

Soaring car-loan debt in the US is a disturbing sign for the economy, showing that the middle class is in “serious economic trouble” as people sacrifice their basic necessities, Professor of Economics Richard Wolff believes. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Boom Bust asks if the bubble is bursting as record number of Americans fall behind on car payments

Soaring car-loan debt in the US is a disturbing sign for the economy, showing that the middle class is in “serious economic trouble” as people sacrifice their basic necessities, Professor of Economics Richard Wolff believes. Read Full Article at RT.com

Chinese exports surge despite gloomy forecasts as trade spat with US remains unsolved

Sales of Chinese goods abroad saw a dramatic upsurge in January, according to the latest statistics from China’s General Administration of Customs (GAC). Imports also dropped far less than analysts predicted. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Chinese exports surge despite gloomy forecasts as trade spat with US remains unsolved

Sales of Chinese goods abroad saw a dramatic upsurge in January, according to the latest statistics from China’s General Administration of Customs (GAC). Imports also dropped far less than analysts predicted. Read Full Article at RT.com

Airbus to stop production of world's largest passenger airliner A380

Europe's aerospace group Airbus has announced it is set to stop making the A380 super-jumbo after its biggest customer, Emirates, reduced the number of orders for the world’s biggest passenger jet. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Airbus to stop production of world's largest passenger airliner A380

Europe's aerospace group Airbus has announced it is set to stop making the A380 super-jumbo after its biggest customer, Emirates, reduced the number of orders for the world’s biggest passenger jet. Read Full Article at RT.com

US warns the world against buying Venezuelan oil

US National Security Advisor John Bolton has warned countries and companies against buying crude oil from Venezuela, after the Latin American country said it wants to sell more oil to the fast-growing Indian market. Read Full Article at RT.com
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US warns the world against buying Venezuelan oil

US National Security Advisor John Bolton has warned countries and companies against buying crude oil from Venezuela, after the Latin American country said it wants to sell more oil to the fast-growing Indian market. Read Full Article at RT.com

As US piles on sanctions, foreign investors pour more money into Russia

Russian companies’ stocks attracted the most foreign investment in 5 years, adding nearly $576 million in January, the Central Bank of Russia reported. Investors also actively poured money into Russian bonds despite US sanctions. Read Full Article at RT.com
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As US piles on sanctions, foreign investors pour more money into Russia

Russian companies’ stocks attracted the most foreign investment in 5 years, adding nearly $576 million in January, the Central Bank of Russia reported. Investors also actively poured money into Russian bonds despite US sanctions. Read Full Article at RT.com

Nothing stopping Russian-German trade turnover's rapid growth

Trade turnover between Russia and its second largest trade partner, Germany, increased 8.4 percent and reached nearly €62 billion ($70 billion) in 2018 compared to previous year, according to the German trade lobby. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Nothing stopping Russian-German trade turnover's rapid growth

Trade turnover between Russia and its second largest trade partner, Germany, increased 8.4 percent and reached nearly €62 billion ($70 billion) in 2018 compared to previous year, according to the German trade lobby. Read Full Article at RT.com

If you bought Apple stock instead of the original iPhone, which would be the better investment?

The first smartphone, designed and marketed by Apple, hit the shelves in June 2007. The original iPhone, known as the iPhone 2G, became a revolutionary gadget combining a mobile phone, a mobile browser, and a media player. Read Full Article at RT.com
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If you bought Apple stock instead of the original iPhone, which would be the better investment?

The first smartphone, designed and marketed by Apple, hit the shelves in June 2007. The original iPhone, known as the iPhone 2G, became a revolutionary gadget combining a mobile phone, a mobile browser, and a media player. Read Full Article at RT.com

Bulgaria freezes accounts of Venezuelan state oil firm after Washington ‘tip-off’

Authorities in Bulgaria have blocked transfers out of bank accounts belonging to Venezuelan state-controlled energy corporation PDVSA, according to Bulgaria’s chief prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Bulgaria freezes accounts of Venezuelan state oil firm after Washington ‘tip-off’

Authorities in Bulgaria have blocked transfers out of bank accounts belonging to Venezuelan state-controlled energy corporation PDVSA, according to Bulgaria’s chief prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov. Read Full Article at RT.com

Venezuelan opposition could soon take over Citgo

The Venezuelan opposition led by Juan Guaido could soon become the owner of PDVSA’s US refining business, Citgo, in what would only deepen the chaos surrounding the country’s state oil company. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Venezuelan opposition could soon take over Citgo

The Venezuelan opposition led by Juan Guaido could soon become the owner of PDVSA’s US refining business, Citgo, in what would only deepen the chaos surrounding the country’s state oil company. Read Full Article at RT.com

Cheap ticket trick? Lufthansa airline sues passenger for missing flight

Germany’s Lufthansa airline wants to punish a passenger who allegedly took advantage of their ticket pricing by ditching the last leg of a booked flight. The case may put an end to a loophole exploited by seekers of cheap flights. Read Full Article at RT.co
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Cheap ticket trick? Lufthansa airline sues passenger for missing flight

Germany’s Lufthansa airline wants to punish a passenger who allegedly took advantage of their ticket pricing by ditching the last leg of a booked flight. The case may put an end to a loophole exploited by seekers of cheap flights. Read Full Article at RT.com

Blast from the past: Putin wants Russian civilian air travel to go supersonic once again

Russian President Vladimir Putin has backed the idea of a domestically-built supersonic passenger aircraft based on the “brilliant” Tu-160 strategic bomber recently developed for the military. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Blast from the past: Putin wants Russian civilian air travel to go supersonic once again

Russian President Vladimir Putin has backed the idea of a domestically-built supersonic passenger aircraft based on the “brilliant” Tu-160 strategic bomber recently developed for the military. Read Full Article at RT.com

History made: US national debt tops $22 trillion

The US national debt has climbed above $22 trillion. It is projected to continue rising by a trillion each year over the next decade, due to the cost of pensions and medical care for the retiring Baby Boomers. Read Full Article at RT.com
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History made: US national debt tops $22 trillion

The US national debt has climbed above $22 trillion. It is projected to continue rising by a trillion each year over the next decade, due to the cost of pensions and medical care for the retiring Baby Boomers. Read Full Article at RT.com

Tokyo to boost energy ties with Moscow despite sanctions against Russia - Japan's economy ministry

Amid growing uncertainties on the global oil market, Japan is looking to boost its energy cooperation with Russia, and international sanctions on Moscow don’t prohibit cooperation. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Tokyo to boost energy ties with Moscow despite sanctions against Russia - Japan's economy ministry

Amid growing uncertainties on the global oil market, Japan is looking to boost its energy cooperation with Russia, and international sanctions on Moscow don’t prohibit cooperation. Read Full Article at RT.com

Ruble flexes its muscle after Moody’s lifts Russia’s rating to investment grade

The Russian ruble has been gaining ground on the US dollar and the euro after global credit rating agency Moody’s upgraded Russia’s sovereign rating to investment grade with a stable outlook. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Ruble flexes its muscle after Moody’s lifts Russia’s rating to investment grade

The Russian ruble has been gaining ground on the US dollar and the euro after global credit rating agency Moody’s upgraded Russia’s sovereign rating to investment grade with a stable outlook. Read Full Article at RT.com

South Africa oil discovery could be a game-changer

South Africa’s offshore has just yielded a massive natural gas and condensate find that could open a new exploration province for oil majors and change the energy fortunes of the country. Read Full Article at RT.com
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South Africa oil discovery could be a game-changer

South Africa’s offshore has just yielded a massive natural gas and condensate find that could open a new exploration province for oil majors and change the energy fortunes of the country. Read Full Article at RT.com