• 00:00
    Health

    In Sierra Leone, the deadly Ebola virus continues to take its toll on people who beat it. After being cured, former patients often face ignorance and stigma within their communities. RTD shares the stories of survivors, struggling to rebuild their lives while fighting to be accepted by society.

  • 00:30
    This is China Series

    The art of engraving is an essential part of Chinese culture. Masters of this craft carve intricate works depicting China’s flora and fauna, its architecture, and the life of its people on a variety of materials, including bamboo, wood, and brick. Each requires special techniques and a unique style. It takes years to master the craft, which is often passed down within families. The best craftsmen and their masterpieces gain international fame.

  • 01:00
    Society

    Despite being born with a crippling disease that left his body withered and tiny, Grigori is able to find his true love Anya on the Internet and they get married.

  • 01:30
    Travel and Adventure

    Freediving champion Natalya Avseenko is seeking inner peace in the depths of the Orda Cave in Russia's Perm Region. Join us as we travel with her as she attempts to become the underwater legend known as the Mistress of the Orda Cave.

  • 02:00
    Environment

    Dubbed the Philippines' last ecological frontier, Palawan Island is in danger from massive deforestation. Stretches of virgin rainforest are being razed to make way for industries taking over Palawan's natural resources. To save the island and its forest-based indigenous tribes, ecological activists take the fight into their own hands, capturing loggers and their equipment, demolishing unsanctioned logging sites and exposing corrupt officials.

  • 02:30
    Tested On Mr.Brown

    For more than 2,000 years they've been making wine along Russia's Black Sea coast and it's still big business today. Join James Brown as he tries to find out what makes a great Russian wine, meets the men growing the grapes and looks into a legend that's very much close to home.

  • 03:00
  • 03:30
    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.

  • 04:00
    News Team

    Harry Fear is still in Wales, UK, where he interviews one of the organisers of the "No NATO Newport" protest. In the Donetsk Region of Ukraine, Paula Slier visits the Central Regional Hospital that has been recently bombed and currently has only one doctor left working there.

  • 04:30
    News Team

    Paula Slier goes to Shakhtyorsk, Ukraine, to film a story on people burying their dead in their backyards because they are afraid of travelling to the nearest cemetery. Back in Moscow, Ilya Petrenko is offered an unexpected career move.

  • 05:00
    News Team

    Ilya Petrenko visits Moscow's Red Square for his first assignment as a correspondent. A military tattoo with participants from round the world could make for great footage. Meanwhile in Ukraine, Paula Slier comes across a burned out bus that’s been shelled right next to the town's central railway station.

  • 05:30
    News Team

    Bricio Segovia travels to Beslan in North Ossetia to mark 10 years since a terrorist hostage crisis took the lives of 334 people, most of them children. Meanwhile in RT’s new London office, news anchor Bill Dod gives a guided tour of the studio and introduces the RT UK team.

  • 06:00
    News Team

    In London, Marina Kosareva works on a story on the relevance of the British citizenship test as she learns that British people themselves often struggle to pass it. Meanwhile in Beslan, North Ossetia, Bricio Segovia returns to the tragic school where a hostage crisis happened 10 years ago, to film the memorial service.

  • 06:30
    News Team

    Bricio Segovia is in Beslan, North Ossetia, where he visits the "City of Angels" - a cemetery made for the victims of the terrorist hostage crisis that shook the town 10 years ago. In the meantime, Harry Fear travels to France to film a story about the controversial situation regarding illegal immigration.

  • 07:00
    Personalities

    A stranger in his homeland and a stranger in his adopted country, a former Soviet soldier had to stay in Afghanistan for 29 years after being captured by the Mujahideen and made to fight on the side of his country's enemy. In this film, he finally comes back to his native land, but is he welcomed?

  • 07:30
    Meeting with nature

    Harp seals are born right on the ice-fields of the White Sea. For many years the little pups had been hunted extensively for their snow-white furs. But the hunters have been eventually replaced by eco-tourists. We travel to the White Sea to meet the big eyed, fluffy little wonder of the North.

  • 08:00
    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.

  • 08:30
  • 09:00
    Human Rights

    Kidnapping girls to marry them is common practice in Kyrgyzstan. Some of those couples live happily together for the rest of their lives, but a lot of the women can never put up with the shame of forced marriage and sometimes take their own lives. 

  • 09:30
    Society

    The shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, unleashed a wave of mass protests that shook the whole of the United States. His death was the catalyst that set off an already highly explosive atmosphere in the town. RTD visits Ferguson to hear what its residents have to say about the issues in their community.

  • 10:30
    Society

    For 100 years, Jharia town in India has lived on top of a perpetually burning coal field. Once green and beautiful, the region is now scorched and barren, while its people are suffering from respiratory diseases. Despite the danger, most families daren’t relocate because coal provides their only means of income.

  • 11:00
    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.

  • 11:30
    Health

    In Sierra Leone, the deadly Ebola virus continues to take its toll on people who beat it. After being cured, former patients often face ignorance and stigma within their communities. RTD shares the stories of survivors, struggling to rebuild their lives while fighting to be accepted by society.

  • 12:00
    This is China Series

    The art of engraving is an essential part of Chinese culture. Masters of this craft carve intricate works depicting China’s flora and fauna, its architecture, and the life of its people on a variety of materials, including bamboo, wood, and brick. Each requires special techniques and a unique style. It takes years to master the craft, which is often passed down within families. The best craftsmen and their masterpieces gain international fame.

  • 12:30
    Investigation

    In Afghanistan women are not allowed to dance or go to parties so an old tradition kicks in, “bachas” are young boys who dress as women and dance for older men. Dancing though is not the only way the boys are used as substitutes.

  • 13:00
    Travel and Adventure

    Freediving champion Natalya Avseenko is seeking inner peace in the depths of the Orda Cave in Russia's Perm Region. Join us as we travel with her as she attempts to become the underwater legend known as the Mistress of the Orda Cave.

  • 13:30
    Environment

    Dubbed the Philippines' last ecological frontier, Palawan Island is in danger from massive deforestation. Stretches of virgin rainforest are being razed to make way for industries taking over Palawan's natural resources. To save the island and its forest-based indigenous tribes, ecological activists take the fight into their own hands, capturing loggers and their equipment, demolishing unsanctioned logging sites and exposing corrupt officials.

  • 14:00
  • 14:30
    Society

    Despite being born with a crippling disease that left his body withered and tiny, Grigori is able to find his true love Anya on the Internet and they get married.

  • 15:00
    Health

    The biotech giants are promising cutting-edge traits in GMO seeds and weed killing chemicals, to feed the hungry and bring farmers bigger harvests of pest-resistant crops. From India to the UK and across the Atlantic, people question the safety of GMOs to both the environment and human health. RTD looks at the hidden dangers of the GM industry and agricultural chemicals.

  • 16:00
    Meeting with nature

    Harp seals are born right on the ice-fields of the White Sea. For many years the little pups had been hunted extensively for their snow-white furs. But the hunters have been eventually replaced by eco-tourists. We travel to the White Sea to meet the big eyed, fluffy little wonder of the North.

  • 16:30
    Personalities

    A stranger in his homeland and a stranger in his adopted country, a former Soviet soldier had to stay in Afghanistan for 29 years after being captured by the Mujahideen and made to fight on the side of his country's enemy. In this film, he finally comes back to his native land, but is he welcomed?

  • 17:00
    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.

  • 17:30
    Human Rights

    Kidnapping girls to marry them is common practice in Kyrgyzstan. Some of those couples live happily together for the rest of their lives, but a lot of the women can never put up with the shame of forced marriage and sometimes take their own lives. 

  • 18:00
    Personalities

    In Russia, every schoolchild knows the name of Aleksey Maresyev. The legendary WWII fighter pilot’s heroic story was retold in a 1948 book, “The story of a real man”. After his plane was shot down by Nazi fire, he survived in the Russian wilderness for 18 days with broken legs and found his way to safety. Despite losing both legs in hospital, he still convinced doctors and military commanders that he should continue to fly. His example helped many who might otherwise have given up, some handicapped pilots say it inspired them to survive and continue with their careers.

  • 19:00
    Society

    Members of Japan’s feared Yakuza crime syndicate are often portrayed as grim-faced professional killers in sharp black suits and dark glasses, but the reality is somewhat different. Meet Mr. Makoto, a tubby tattooed Yakuza mobster and ‘old-fashioned guy’ who shows how the life of a gangster in modern-day Japan ain’t what it used to be. 

  • 19:30
    Society

    The shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, unleashed a wave of mass protests that shook the whole of the United States. His death was the catalyst that set off an already highly explosive atmosphere in the town. RTD visits Ferguson to hear what its residents have to say about the issues in their community.

  • 20:30
    Society

    For 100 years, Jharia town in India has lived on top of a perpetually burning coal field. Once green and beautiful, the region is now scorched and barren, while its people are suffering from respiratory diseases. Despite the danger, most families daren’t relocate because coal provides their only means of income.

  • 21:00
    In the Army Now

    The day Anna and Pavel have been training for is finally here! Everything they’ve learnt while serving in the 201st Motor Rifle Division was to prepare them for this moment. It’s time to pass the legendary and highly-demanding psychological assault course. Are they ready?

  • 21:30
    In the Army Now

    Having survived the dreaded “psychological assault course” in Tajikistan, Anna and Pavel now join a “survival school” in Nizhny Novgorod region. It’s a place where former conscripts are trained to become contract soldiers. There are a lot of women here, which is surprising as they are normally exempt from military service. 

  • 22:00
    In the Army Now

    It’s time for Anna and Pavel to apply the military skills they’ve learnt in the “survival school” and test their endurance. The recruits are sent into the woods. For two long days, they’ll fight-off attacks, dig trenches, get gassed, drink marsh water and sleep in the forest. See if they survive.

  • 22:30
    In the Army Now

     Anna and Pavel are still in the woods, and it’s beginning to take its toll on them. After a sleepless night, they are jaded, cold and hungry. An attempt to eat some army food is interrupted by the enemy fire. They both are at a breaking point and agree it’s the worst time of their lives. 

  • 23:00
    In the Army Now

    Anna and Pavel are in the city of Vladivostok, the home port of the Russian Pacific Fleet. They join a group of marines known as “The Ussuriysk Tigers” in a bid to earn the right to wear their distinctive black berets. They’ll also learn the trick to keeping a large armoured vehicle afloat, as well as how to make a bed to perfection.

  • 23:30
    In the Army Now

    Anna and Pavel start the day with a gruelling early-morning exercise session, and that’s just the beginning of a long day full of challenging training! Pavel must learn how to locate landmines without stepping on them, while Anna sacrifices her manicure in the name of preparing an armoured vehicle to go into water. Finally, they get to ride this amphibian Navy machine. Will they sink or swim?

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