Journalists of TV channel Russian Today accidentally took a photo at the Syrian government air base Shayrat, displaying binary containers with poisonous substance sarin, banned by several international conventions.
Spokesman of the political movement ‘En Marche!’ led by presidential candidate of France Emmanuel Macron accused Russian media Russia Today and Sputnik of interfering in the course of the presidential election campaign.
Reporter of Russia Today TV channel Alexander Rubinstein detained in Washington during protests at the day of the inauguration of president Donald Trump. He faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine up to $25,000.
Russia Today did not specify the name of the journalist, but most likely it was Alexander Rubinstein, whose tweet with live broadcast from Washington was attached to the message.
TV channel RussiaToday will receive additional 1.22 billion rubles (approx. $20 million – RRT) for “creation, development, maintenance and distribution of a television channel in French”.
The European Parliament adopted a resolution which accused Russia of trying to divide Europe, and called the activities of state media propaganda that is aimed at EU destabilization.
According to chief editor of TV channel Russia Today, Margarita Simonyan, the United Kingdom closed all accounts of the channel.
British media regulator Ofcom (Office of Communications) started an investigation against the TV channel RT.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny shared a post of Russian Intelligence team on his Facebook page. The video contains an irrefutable proof of Russian use of cluster bombs RBK-500 ZAB-2.5cm.