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Surviving a MRLS «Grad» attack - In The Army Now Ep. 14

The BM-21 truck-mounted multiple rocket launcher, also known as “Grad”, was developed in Soviet times but is still an effective combat system used...

True or false: bullets fly differently at altitude? - In The Army Now Ep. 13

Anna and Pavel continue their preparations for their upcoming psychological assault course. This time, they have to hone their mountain skills....

Joining the 201st Motor Rifle Division, training with “gods of war” - In The Army Now Ep. 12

Anna and Pavel stay in Tajikistan where they join the 201st Gatchina Twice Red Banner Motor Rifle Division. This legendary army unit boasts 70...

Operating giant telescopes and looking for UFOs - In The Army Now Series Ep. 11

In this episode, Pavel is entrusted with putting one of the “astrotowers” into operation, while Anna is on duty in the control room, tasked with...

Rwanda en Pointe. 23 years after Rwanda’s genocide; peace, stability and ballet

In 1994, over a million people were killed in Rwanda, when Hutu tribe committed genocide against the Tutsis. Today, there’s no tribal division...

Wi-Fi Refugees. Electrosensitive people try to escape wireless technology (Trailer) 19/7

More films about environment: https://rtd.rt.com/tags/ecology/ They are forced out of society into involuntary seclusion, away from civilisation....

Soft Occupation. Investigating America’s influence on German politics

More films about politics: https://rtd.rt.com/tags/politics/ Investigative journalist Jurij Kofner is a German citizen. To question the extent to...

Soft Occupation. Investigating America’s influence on German politics (Trailer) Premieres 14/7

More films about Germany: https://rtd.rt.com/tags/germany/ Jurij Kofner is an investigative journalist. As a German, he’s worried about how...

War as a Working Place. Syrian reporters risk death to bring news from the frontlines

More films about war in Syria: https://rtd.rt.com/tags/syria/ TV reporter Rabie Deebh has been covering the Syrian Army’s military operations since...

Space surveillance station in Tajikistan In The Army Now Ep.10

Pavel and Anna’s search for the most unusual Russian army units takes them abroad. Tajikistan used to be a Soviet Republic and is still host to the...

Battle for Marawi Civillians suffer while army battles ISIS militants in Philippines

n May 23, 2017 two militant groups, Maute and Abu Sayaf, took the city of Marawi. Aby Sayyaf has been terrorizing the Philippines for 20 years. It...

Navy Slang, Corvette Steering and the marines’ initiation ceremony - In The Army Now Episode 09

After two days of gruelling training aboard the corvette “Grad Sviyazhsk”, Anna and Pavel are entrusted with navigation. Given her experience of...

Demining the sea and learning why a woman on board is bad luck - In The Army Now Episode 08

Anna and Pavel commence their duties on their new assignment aboard the corvette “Grad Sviyazhsk” as it sails into open waters. Anna takes a tour...

Becoming marines with the Caspian Fleet In The Army Now Series Ep.07

Pavel and Anna continue to explore the most unusual and remote regiments of the Russian Army. This time, they head to the Republic of Dagestan on...