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Ruptly is an international video news agency headquartered in Berlin, Germany. Launched in 2012 it is a part of the same media family as the Emmy-nominated global news network RT. Ruptly is aimed to supply online broadcasters as well as traditional television broadcasters with comprehensive digital video content, covering all major issues of our time with an emphasis on stories widely ignored by the mainstream media.

USA: State Dept. thank Russia for securing US journalist’s release from Syria

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Spokesperson for the US State Department Mark Toner hailed Russia's role in the release of a US citizen from Syria during his Washington DC press briefing, Friday. The individual in question has been confirmed as photo-journalist Kevin Dawes by the Russian Foreign Ministry, despite...

Japan: Meet Anatoli-San, Russia’s home-grown SUMO wrestler

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Meet 32-year old giant Orora Satoshi, previously known as Anatoli Mikhakhanov, the first Russian ever to come to Tokyo to study Sumo.Though others turned professional before him, Satoshi-Mikhahanov has been in Japan the longest and holds a special respect which he puts down to...

Russia: Two Muscovites set sail for Madagascar by DINGHY

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Muscovites Alexander Panov and Artem Kirakozov set sail for a journey to Madagascar by inflatable boat, starting on the Moskva River in the Russian capital on Saturday.SOT, Artem Kirakozov, traveler (Russian): "Actually our main goal is to take pleasure, it's our main goal...

Russia: Made in Russia! First domestically bred oysters harvested in Crimea

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An oysters and mussels farm launched operations in waters off the village of Novoozerne on the Crimean peninsula on Saturday. It is believed to be among the first facilities to breed oysters in Russia for 50 years; previously oysters were imported from abroad and...

Germany: Suspected arson hits former Islamic centre linked to IS

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A fire swept through a building that formerly housed the Islamic Culture and Family Society in Bremen, early on Saturday morning, following a suspected arson attack. The religious association was shut down by German authorities in 2014 after claims that members had allegedly gone...

Iraq: Army shows off captured IS weapons in liberated Kubaysah

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The Iraqi Ministry of Defence released footage showing weapons and ammunitions captured from the so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in the liberated town of Kubaysah, Friday, as the Iraqi army continues its operation to fully clear the al-Anbar province of militants.The al-Anbar officials...

France: Stones and firecrackers fly as arrests made during Paris protest

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Heavy clashes broke out during a march of trade unions and students in Paris on Saturday, against labour reforms proposed by the French government.Protesters threw stones, bottles, smoke bombs and firecrackers at the police, who charged several times at the demonstrators in order to...

Syria: People starting to return to al-Qaryatain after liberation – Konashenkov

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Russian Defence Ministry spokesperson Igor Konashenkov stated that the operation of liberating al-Qaryatain was 'unique' while speaking to press representatives in the city of al-Qaryatain, Friday.Al-Qaryatain was liberated on April 3, after a joint offensive by the Syrian Army with assistance from Russian Air...

LIVE: Trade unions and students to march in Paris against labour reforms

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Trade unions and students are due to march in Paris on Saturday, April 9, against labour reforms proposed by the French government. Unions such as the General Confederation of Labour (CGT) and the Workers' Force (FO) have called for the rally, together with several...

Russia: Will these SWIMWEAR skiers set new record?

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More than 1,000 participants of the festival BoogelWoogel skied in swimwear on the slopes of Rosa Khutor, near Sochi, on Saturday.Within the next few days the organisers will send an application to the Guinness Book of Records to denote this as a record.Skiers from...