Can you tell truth from lies in mass media? RT Doc’s Miguel Francis-Santiago delves deep to try to understand the intricacies of information war. He meets media experts and puts together the Mosaic of Facts, showing how public opinion is manipulated, not just over the Ukrainian Crisis but throughout the world.
RT correspondents Aleksey Yaroshevsky and Paula Slier return to two of the world’s biggest conflict zones, but this time during a calmer period. Aleksey is in post-coup Kiev, reflecting on the most violent days of the conflict. Meanwhile, Paula visits the West Bank to film the now already routine protests against the Israeli wall.
RT takes an exclusive look at North Korea, the world’s most closed-off country. Life here is isolated from the outside world and every aspect of existence is regulated by order of the "Great Leader", from the art you’re allowed to see, the books you can read, even to your hairstyle.
The fires have been put out in central Kiev and Ukraine's elected president has fled. But while some cheer the ouster of what they saw as a corrupt regime, others fear far worse from those who have seized power. As volunteers queue to defend Crimea from Euromaidan's victors, many are asking: does Crimea belong in Ukraine, or could it become part of Russia?
After the Gaza strip was heavily bombed in 2014, all that remained in many areas were ruins, which became a training ground for young free runners. The sport, also known as parkour, is particularly dangerous in debris strewn Gaza, but the young men say that, as Palestinians, they’ve become accustomed to danger.
Conflicts rage both in the world and in the hearts of RT reporters. Paula Slier heads to the West Bank. She explains how her inner nice person clashes with her as a journalist expecting violence. Thabang Motsei is torn between her love of clothes and her pity for animals as she visits a fur factory in Siberia.
In 2016, Rodrigo Duterte was elected president of the Philippines. He’s promised to crack down on crime and has achieved infamy by urging citizens to kill drug addicts. Since his term began, it’s alleged that numerous extrajudicial executions of supposed drug dealers have been carried out. While death squads strike terror into the people’s hearts and public faith in the police is waning, President Duterte washes his hands of vigilantes waging war on drugs.
After the slaughter of the nineties, Kosovo's Serbs and Albanians are separated by far more than physical barriers. The scars of war run deeper than the river Ibar between the two communities. We meet the people trying to build a bridge over these troubled waters.