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Iron Dome intercepts massive missile salvos from Gaza as sirens blare in Tel Aviv — RT World News

Rocket sirens and heavy blasts sounded over Tel Aviv, as well as central and southern Israel, shortly after midnight, as Hamas militants launched several salvos from Gaza – with most …

Global investor appetite for Chinese bonds continues to grow, with holdings up by $10 BILLION in April — RT Business News

The total amount of yuan bonds owned by overseas institutions reached 3.22 trillion yuan (over $500 billion) as of the end of last month, according to data from China Central …

Semiconductor chip shortage expected to cost automakers $110 billion in revenues in 2021 — RT Business News

Global car manufacturers could lose as much as $110 billion due to the ongoing shortage of semiconductor chips, according to consulting firm AlixPartners. The New York-based consultancy has raised the …

Tesla hit with second Solar Roof lawsuit as customer says price was more than DOUBLED after contract signed — RT Business News

Elon Musk’s Tesla is facing a class action lawsuit from a customer claiming the company raised the price of his solar panels by more than $70,000 after he’d signed contracts. …

Former Russian President Medvedev slams Ukrainian court case against leading opposition figures — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Ukrainian prosecutions against opposition political figures Viktor Medvedchuk and Taras Kozak are a witch-hunt and will lead to the degradation of the country’s power system, according to former Russian President …

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Armenia and Azerbaijan in New Border Crisis

Azerbaijani forces advanced significantly into territory along the border with Armenia this week, sparking a security crisis in which Russia — Armenia’s treaty ally and the broker of the ceasefire …

Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | May 15

Russia has confirmed 4,931,691 cases of coronavirus and 115,480 deaths, according to the national coronavirus information center. Russia’s total excess fatality count since the start of the coronavirus pandemic is above 460,000. May 15: …

Russian Authorities Battle to Contain New Arctic Oil Spill

Authorities in the northern Russian republic of Komi have declared an emergency this week after roughly seven tons of crude oil spilled into local soil and waterways, threatening the area’s …

Russia Lists U.S., Czech Republic as ‘Unfriendly States’

Russia on Friday formally designated the United States and the Czech Republic as “unfriendly states” amid the biggest crisis in ties between Moscow and Washington in years. The Russian government …

Siberian Muckraker Who Investigated Oil Theft Jailed for Blackmail, Pornography

A Siberian muckraking journalist who investigated oil-theft schemes has been sentenced to eight years in prison on charges of blackmail and distributing pornography, authorities said Friday. Eduard Shmonin, 50, was …