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Back to Fukushima. Former residents weigh up returning to nuclear ghost town of Okuma

In March 2011, an earthquake hit Japan, setting off a tsunami that caused an accident at the Daiichi nuclear power station in Fukushima prefecture....

Imprisoned: The Man with a Cigarette (Trailer) Episode 2

Kenny Richey says he spent 21 years on death row for a murder he didn’t commit. In 1986, Richey was convicted of the murder by arson of...

China on a Plate. From scorpion kebabs to Peking duck, we try real Chinese food for you (Trailer)

Premiere 16/12 Chinese food has conquered the world thanks to Chinese restaurants and takeaways, but what do the Chinese themselves eat? To find...

Imprisoned: The Man in a Tan Jacket. 40 years in prison for a charge he denies

Forty years ago, an anonymous caller alerted the NYPD to a suspicious man in a tan jacket selling drugs on the street. When the police arrived, the...

Back to Fukushima. Former residents weigh up returning to nuclear ghost town (Trailer)

In 2011, Japan was devastated by an earthquake and the tsunami that followed it. This tidal waved caused an accident at the Fukushima nuclear power...

Up From Downs (Trailer) A Moscow centre for children with Down syndrome and their families

All episodes of "Up from Downs": https://rtd.rt.com/films/up-from-downs/ Downside Up is a centre in Moscow that provides support for children...

Doping X-Files. The continuing Russian doping scandal: a fight to clean up sport or a witch-hunt?

The Russian doping scandal is entering a new chapter in the run-up to the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. As in 2018, the national team faces...

Imprisoned: The Man in a Tan Jacket (Trailer) Episode 1

At the age of 69, Otis Johnson finally regained his freedom. He had spent most of his adult life behind bars for the attempted murder of a police...

Imprisoned. Ex-cons and their life, liberty and pursuit of justice (Trailer)

Otis, Kenny and Jerome were destined to spend most their lives behind bars. One was even on death row awaiting the electric chair, but they all...

Gangnam Stress. South Koreans under pressure from work-life imbalance

South Koreans work hard and play hard. The nation is known for its workaholic culture, strict work ethic and extremely-competitive environment,...

Gangnam Stress. South Korea’s extreme measures against extreme pressure (Trailer)

In South Korea, where work hours are long and stress and suicide rates are high, people find new ways to take a break from work and blow off steam....

No Way Back Space Debris. When space pollution poses existential threat

When humans started venturing into outer space, they left behind the remains of discarded spacecraft which have formed an ever-increasing ring of...

Armageddon Ready. The All-American race to get the swankiest survival shelter

Survivalism is a longstanding American tradition which is currently experiencing a revival. Survivalists are convinced that one of a range of...

No Way Back Space Debris. When space pollution poses existential threat (Trailer)

Since the start of the space age, artificial debris has built up around Earth’s orbit. Thousands of small objects and millions of tiny specks are...