• 00:00
    Society

    Meet a man who has taken in dozens of children that have been failed by their parents and the system. With tough love he is teaching them how to get over their pasts and succeed in life.

  • 00:30
    Crime and Terrorism

    The Egyptian village of Al-Ur is now known as “The Village of Martyrs” because in a day, 20 of its residents died. They had all gone to Libya to find work but were kidnapped by ISIS and on February 15, 2015, beheaded for their Christian faith. They are now mourned by family and friends but also honoured as saints.

  • 01:00
    Personalities

    Veteran cop. John Mark Dougan left the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, appalled by endemic corruption within the force. He later started a blog for honest cops to expose criminal police activity anonymously. A fierce backlash eventually forced the whistleblower to flee the US and seek refuge in Russia. This is his story.

  • 02:00
    Society

    Time is running out for a tightly-knit community of less than 1,000 people on Tangier Island, Virginia, where crab fisherman and oystermen have made a living for generations amidst idyllic beaches and unique wildlife.

  • 02:30
    The Silk Road Series

    Modern China is a unique mix of cutting-edge technology and centuries-old tradition. It takes pride in its booming economy and rich cultural heritage. In many ways, China owes its complexity and versatility to the Silk Road, an ancient trade route established in the 2nd century BC that for hundreds of years initiated cross-cultural interaction between Eurasian civilisations.

  • 03:00
    Discovering Russia

    Where can you take to the snowy slopes in a bikini? Welcome to Russia! RT Doc’s Peter Scott explores some of the craziest things to do in Russia: from festivals on snowy mountains to a smash room ready to be destroyed. Nothing gets in the way of his madcap fun, not even a broken leg!

  • 03:30
    Combat Approved

    Prokhod is an advanced demining robot that is always first to enter a danger zone to set up a safe route for others. Unlike other Russian army minesweeping machines, Prokhod can be operated either manually or remotely or even drive itself in automatic mode. RTD checks out this autonomous hardware at an army testing ground with real and not-so-real explosives!

  • 04:00
    Society

    In poverty-stricken Cambodia, millions struggle to make a living, sometimes earning less than a dollar a day. Families that fall on hard times often see no alternative than to sell their young daughters’ virginity and then drive them into prostitution.

  • 04:30
    Society

    In the poverty-stricken former Soviet country of Tajikistan, the men have sought job opportunities abroad and the women are left in charge of agrarian communities where cattle provide almost everything and luxuries are few.

  • 05:00
    Tested On Mr.Brown

    James Brown joins the crew of a fishing trawler to learn what working at sea is like. He spends three weeks on the open seas and has a go at various jobs and tasks of a seaman’s life. With his fiancée waiting for him ashore, he has to work very hard to fill the ship’s hold and come back in time for his own wedding.

  • 05:30
    Lifestyle

    Arseny had been a sports enthusiast for years when he lost his leg in a motorcycle accident. Determined to hold on to his passion, he turns to a Zen surfing instructor in Bali for help, both spiritual and physical. He hopes learning to catch a wave will give him back the sense of freedom he always got from sport. Arseny’s persistence and surprising results even inspired his surfing teacher to work on overcoming fears in pursuit of his own dreams.

  • 06:00
    Investigation

    Afghanistan is the world’s biggest exporter of black-market opium from which heroin is made. It’s a multi-billion dollar business, responsible for around a 100 000 deaths every year and it’s a major source of income for terrorists. RT Doc travels to the poppy fields where death is harvested to find out why no one can put a stop to this deadly trade.

  • 07:00
    Arts & Culture

    While violence in Gaza continues unabated, local children and teenagers still pursue their everyday interests. RTD follows students of a Gaza City music school who have lived through three major military conflicts since 2008. Despite their experiences, they remain hopeful that peace will eventually come. Until then, they seek comfort in music.

  • 07:30
    Human Rights

    Their god is woman and their weapons are bare breasts. We'll meet the firebrand girls of FEMEN and hear about how the organisation got started and what it stands for.

  • 08:00
    Travel and Adventure

    As international interest in the Arctic grows, Russia is resuming development of Franz Josef Land, its polar territory 900 km from the North Pole. Take a look at the lives of the people laying the foundations for a new town here, while living next door to curious polar bears.

  • 08:30
    Crime and Terrorism

    Refugee camp Dar Es Salam in Chad is a safe haven for thousands of Nigerians fleeing violent attacks by Boko Haram. This militant religious group has been destroying villages in Nigeria and killing indiscriminately. Those who escaped the terror are looking forward to rebuilding their lives, when a few camp newcomers bring fear and anxiety to this place.

  • 09:00
    Arts & Culture

    Inspired by Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace and its opulent ball portrayals, James Brown decides to delve into the Russian ballroom culture. He learns the dress code of a traditional ball, its etiquette and even a fan language: a code that female ball-regulars used to communicate with their admirers.

  • 09:30
    Crime and Terrorism
    In 2006, the Parshall Oil Field was discovered in North Dakota, and oil companies joined a frenzied rush to extract the black gold. Thousands of oil workers moved in to take high paying jobs in the industry. Unusually high incomes, boredom, long working hours in a mostly male environment combine to create the perfect marketplace for traffickers selling sex and drugs. Incidents of road death and domestic violence have risen dramatically.
  • 10:30
    Society

    Time is running out for a tightly-knit community of less than 1,000 people on Tangier Island, Virginia, where crab fisherman and oystermen have made a living for generations amidst idyllic beaches and unique wildlife.

  • 11:00
    The Silk Road Series

    Modern China is a unique mix of cutting-edge technology and centuries-old tradition. It takes pride in its booming economy and rich cultural heritage. In many ways, China owes its complexity and versatility to the Silk Road, an ancient trade route established in the 2nd century BC that for hundreds of years initiated cross-cultural interaction between Eurasian civilisations.

  • 11:30
    Discovering Russia

    Where can you take to the snowy slopes in a bikini? Welcome to Russia! RT Doc’s Peter Scott explores some of the craziest things to do in Russia: from festivals on snowy mountains to a smash room ready to be destroyed. Nothing gets in the way of his madcap fun, not even a broken leg!

  • 12:00
    News Team

    In this episode, Thabang Motsei and Maria Finoshina try to overcome the absence of their significant others, whose support they need with such a difficult job. Paula Slier tries to find out what contradictions Israeli politicians have in their attitudes towards EU-Israeli relations.

  • 12:30
    Society

    In poverty-stricken Cambodia, millions struggle to make a living, sometimes earning less than a dollar a day. Families that fall on hard times often see no alternative than to sell their young daughters’ virginity and then drive them into prostitution.

  • 13:00
    Taste of Russia

    Glen thinks he’s gained weight and wants to make something simple this time. And what could be simpler than pelmeni? The meat-filled dumplings can be found frozen and ready-to-boil in any Russian supermarket. Oscar has other ideas, he says the only good ones are made from scratch. It seems the dish might not be so simple after all!

  • 13:30
    Society

    Meet a man who has taken in dozens of children that have been failed by their parents and the system. With tough love he is teaching them how to get over their pasts and succeed in life.

  • 14:00
    Combat Approved

    Prokhod is an advanced demining robot that is always first to enter a danger zone to set up a safe route for others. Unlike other Russian army minesweeping machines, Prokhod can be operated either manually or remotely or even drive itself in automatic mode. RTD checks out this autonomous hardware at an army testing ground with real and not-so-real explosives!

  • 14:30
    Society

    In the poverty-stricken former Soviet country of Tajikistan, the men have sought job opportunities abroad and the women are left in charge of agrarian communities where cattle provide almost everything and luxuries are few.

  • 15:00
    Tested On Mr.Brown

    James Brown joins the crew of a fishing trawler to learn what working at sea is like. He spends three weeks on the open seas and has a go at various jobs and tasks of a seaman’s life. With his fiancée waiting for him ashore, he has to work very hard to fill the ship’s hold and come back in time for his own wedding.

  • 15:30
    Crime and Terrorism

    Refugee camp Dar Es Salam in Chad is a safe haven for thousands of Nigerians fleeing violent attacks by Boko Haram. This militant religious group has been destroying villages in Nigeria and killing indiscriminately. Those who escaped the terror are looking forward to rebuilding their lives, when a few camp newcomers bring fear and anxiety to this place.

  • 16:00
    Lifestyle

    Arseny had been a sports enthusiast for years when he lost his leg in a motorcycle accident. Determined to hold on to his passion, he turns to a Zen surfing instructor in Bali for help, both spiritual and physical. He hopes learning to catch a wave will give him back the sense of freedom he always got from sport. Arseny’s persistence and surprising results even inspired his surfing teacher to work on overcoming fears in pursuit of his own dreams.

  • 16:30
    Travel and Adventure

    As winter quickly closes in, the diesel-electric ice ship Akademik Fyodorov travels to Antarctica, where it will deliver enough supplies to two of Russia’s research stations to last them until next summer.

  • 16:55
    Travel and Adventure

    As winter quickly closes in, the diesel-electric ice ship Akademik Fyodorov travels to Antarctica, where it will deliver enough supplies to two of Russia’s research stations to last them until next summer.

  • 17:30
    Crime and Terrorism
    In 2006, the Parshall Oil Field was discovered in North Dakota, and oil companies joined a frenzied rush to extract the black gold. Thousands of oil workers moved in to take high paying jobs in the industry. Unusually high incomes, boredom, long working hours in a mostly male environment combine to create the perfect marketplace for traffickers selling sex and drugs. Incidents of road death and domestic violence have risen dramatically.
  • 18:30
    Human Rights

    Their god is woman and their weapons are bare breasts. We'll meet the firebrand girls of FEMEN and hear about how the organisation got started and what it stands for.

  • 19:00
    Travel and Adventure

    As international interest in the Arctic grows, Russia is resuming development of Franz Josef Land, its polar territory 900 km from the North Pole. Take a look at the lives of the people laying the foundations for a new town here, while living next door to curious polar bears.

  • 19:30
    Professions

    The reindeer herders of the Yamal tundra live in rawhide tents like their ancestors did hundreds of years ago and have hardly any contact with the outside world. However, when they urgently need medical treatment, they must rely on air rescue helicopters for their very survival.

  • 20:00
    News Team

    In this episode, Thabang Motsei and Maria Finoshina try to overcome the absence of their significant others, whose support they need with such a difficult job. Paula Slier tries to find out what contradictions Israeli politicians have in their attitudes towards EU-Israeli relations.

    Live
  • 20:30
    Society

    In poverty-stricken Cambodia, millions struggle to make a living, sometimes earning less than a dollar a day. Families that fall on hard times often see no alternative than to sell their young daughters’ virginity and then drive them into prostitution.

  • 21:00
    Taste of Russia

    Glen thinks he’s gained weight and wants to make something simple this time. And what could be simpler than pelmeni? The meat-filled dumplings can be found frozen and ready-to-boil in any Russian supermarket. Oscar has other ideas, he says the only good ones are made from scratch. It seems the dish might not be so simple after all!

  • 21:30
    Arts & Culture

    Inspired by Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace and its opulent ball portrayals, James Brown decides to delve into the Russian ballroom culture. He learns the dress code of a traditional ball, its etiquette and even a fan language: a code that female ball-regulars used to communicate with their admirers.

  • 22:00
    Human Rights

    An Italian activist wants to hold NATO to account for harm she says it has caused around the world. Marinella Correggia likens her personal fight to a little donkey taking on a tyrannosaurus. Donkeys though, can be extremely stubborn.

  • 22:30
    Arts & Culture

    While violence in Gaza continues unabated, local children and teenagers still pursue their everyday interests. RTD follows students of a Gaza City music school who have lived through three major military conflicts since 2008. Despite their experiences, they remain hopeful that peace will eventually come. Until then, they seek comfort in music.

  • 23:00
    News Team

    In this episode, Thabang Motsei enjoys the perks that come with travel journalism, while Aleksey Yaroshevsky is in the epicentre of the on-going conflict in Ukraine. Meanwhile, Maria Finoshina has to deal with the risks war correspondents face.

  • 23:30
    Travel and Adventure

    The Maasai tribe in Kenya proved a very welcoming host for professional traveller and photographer, Olga Michi. During her time in Africa, she stayed with them to learn about and photograph, their way of life. She later invited a few members of the tribe to go with her to snow-shrouded Moscow, a world they could never have imagined.

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