Revelations about mounting government surveillance has people the world over looking for other, more private ways of going online. For more on this let's cross live to Dr Katherine Albrecht, she's a veteran privacy advocate and a spokesperson for StartPage, an alternative search engine...
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Terrorist attacks that shook Europe this year have pushed many minorities to seek greater protection by the government. Among them are Sikhs in the UK, who often find themselves victims of mistaken Islamophobia. RT's Polly Boiko looks whether London is ready to protect them.
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On the morning of June 22, 1941, radio announcer Yury Levitan, dubbed the ‘voice of the war’, made the announcement that the Nazi forces had attacked the Soviet Union, marking the start of the Great Patriotic War, as WWII is known in Russia.
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Today is the 90th anniversary of the death of Vladimir Lenin - the man credited with changing the course of history for Russia, and the world. His body is on public display in central Moscow, and just like him the ideas he launched a revolution for are not exactly buried. For Russians, 70 years of the Soviet Union left most people indifferent towards Lenin's legacy. Hovewer, the socialist ideas he fought for have gained some traction in the West. Economist Richard Wolff joins RT for a detailed look at socialist ideas.
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A fifty-three year old British citizen sells off his possessions and leaves his homeland for Iraq - to join volunteers fighting against Islamic State. He told his story to RT International.
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The study aims to find the descendants of Vikings, who invaded Normandy in the 9th century. Around 100 locals with Scandinavian surnames agreed to take part. But some French activists say the study will build on the idea that there are real Normans and fake Normans - and therefore spur xenophobia. Political analyst Gearoid O'Colmain thinks such worries are unwarranted.
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Jeffrey Albert Tucker is the executive editor of Laissez Faire Books.Tucker is also a Distinguished Fellow of the Foundation for Economic Education; an American economist
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So, it seems, Swedish bus drivers will wave-on a respectable-looking man in a sharp suit. But look what happened when the same prankster did a quick costume change - but used the same sob story. The comedy experiment's proving popular on YouTube, and also raised the issue of discrimination in Sweden. RT caught up with the star of the video...
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A breach of citizens' privacy in Germany is apparently too much even for the country's leading hacker organization. The Chaos Computer Club is suing Chancellor Merkel and the government for failing to prevent the US and Britain from spying on Germans. Linus Neumann is one of the activists behind the legal action, and he joins RT to discuss this issue.
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On July 3, 1941, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin addressed the nation for the first time since the outbreak of what came to be called the Great Patriotic War, as WWII is known in Russia. In his speech, Stalin spoke of the grave danger hanging over the country and called for mobilization and fight for freedom, saying it was a matter of life and death for the peoples of the USSR.
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Professor Richard Werner from the University of Southampton Centre for Banking, Finance and Sustainable Development expects more people in Greece to take a stand against the government's decision to give in to the creditors' demands...
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RT's Harry Fear reports.
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RT's Peter Oliver interviews Dutch Libertarian leader Toine Manders Date: 27/05/2013 Location: The Hague
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Two journalists for Russian TV channel Rossiya have died from wounds sustained during a Ukrainian military shelling attack near Lugansk, eastern Ukraine. Reporter Igor Kornelyuk passed away on the operating table. The second alleged victim is sound engineer Anton Voloshin. According to RT's information, he died immediately at the scene.
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Monday marked the 90th anniversary of the death of Vladimir Lenin - the man credited with changing the course of history for Russia, and the world. His body is on public display in central Moscow, and just like him the ideas he launched a revolution for are not exactly buried. For Russians, 70 years of the Soviet Union left most people indifferent towards Lenin's legacy. Although he remains popular as a way to sell souvenirs, and in the world of art. Hovewer, the socialist ideas he fought for have gained some traction in the West. For a detailed look at his socialist ideas Joseph Kishore, a National Secretary of the American Socialist Equality Party, joins RT.
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RT UK speaks to Shahrar Ali, Deputy Leader of the Green Party.
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Gwenyth Todd, Middle East expert and former Washington adviser, comments on Russia's decision to support governmental forces in Syria.
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A branch of the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany party in Lower Bavaria, has offered to close down mosques across the country. Despite the leader of the AfD's Bavaria-wide federation distancing himself from the plan, many are concerned about the rise of islamophobia in Germany - and throughout Europe. RT talks to Hugh Bronson, Deputy speaker for the Berlin branch of the Alternative for Germany party, and Farid Hafez, Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Salzburg.
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The growing desire in Britain to restrict the influx of immigrants from Eastern Europe, has caused a major rift with Brussels. But the reality for some UK companies, is that without migrants, there's almost no workforce - as Brits apparently are too picky about their jobs. Polly Boiko explains why one British company had to scout for staff in Hungary instead of looking for workers at home.
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A third explosion in a week has shaken the Swedish city of Malmo as a hand grenade was thrown outside a council building. The Swedish Southern city has suffered blasts and shootings throughout the summer. Swedish Professor of Social Science, Adrian Groglopo, thinks racial segregation is to blame...
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RT's Harry Fear reports.
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RT UK speaks to Simon Elmer, Co-Founder of Architects for Social Housing.
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Sharmine Narwani is writer, commentator & analyst covering Middle East geopolitics; Former Senior Associate, St Antony's College, Oxford U
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Professor Christopher Busby, scientific secretary of the European Committee on Radiation Risks talks about the risks floods pose to the Fukushima nuclear plant.
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One of the deadliest attacks struck near the heavily-fortified Green Zone - the seat of many government buildings and embassies. No one has officially claimed responsibility, but Sunni militants have been stepping up their attacks in the country, aiming to destabilise the government. The assaults come as Iraq marks ten years since a coalition, led by the U.S. and Britain, invaded the country. For more on the consequences of the occupation, John Glaser, editor of the antiwar.com website, joins RT studio.
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Geopolitical analyst Patrick Henningsen comments on the Right Sector demo in Kiev demanding the resignation of the government and the cancellation of the Minsk agreements.
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