RTDocumentaries

Russia and China: Through the Ages. Modern life of the ancient Silk Road (Trailer) Premiere 20/10

China first revealed itself to the world in the 2nd century BC with the Great Silk Road. The legendary trade route ran from the heart of the...

Sterilised. victims of Peru’s ‘voluntary’ sterilization programme seeking justice 20yrs on

As Peru’s president in the 1990s, Alberto Fujimori introduced a surgical contraception programme to fight poverty – purportedly on a strictly...

Getting camouflaged up & learning to parachute down safely – In the Army Now Ep.25

Russian Paratroopers are called the “winged infantry” thanks to the way they surprise the enemy from above. They receive their trademark blue...

The Road to Raqqa. YPG fighters & European volunteers on ISIS frontline (Trailer) Premiere 18/9

After 5 years of war, Islamic State’s de-facto capital, Raqqa, has been surrounded. On the east side of the city, the road to Raqqa passes the base...

Sterilised. Victims of Peru’s ‘voluntary’ contraception programme seeking justice 20yrs on

As president of Peru in the 1990s, Alberto Fujimori introduced a programme to provide Peruvians with free vasectomies and tubal ligations as part...

Yakuza. Good for nothing. Hard times for hard men of Japan’s mafia

When you think of ‘Yakuza’, images of grim-faced tough guys in sharp black suits and dark glasses probably spring to mind. While gangsters in...

Investigating child labour outside the world’s highest silver mines in 360

RT’s crew filming outside Bolivia’s Sierro Rico silver mines, the highest in the world. The mines are basically unregulated, with children as...

Yakuza. Good for nothing. Hard times for hard men of Japan’s mafia (Trailer) Premiere 11/10

When you think of ‘Yakuza’, images of grim-faced tough guys in sharp black suits and dark glasses probably spring to mind. While gangsters in...

Chasing Che: Glimpses of Che Guevara in his last days in Bolivia

Che Guevara has become an icon. You can find his face adorning T-shirts, pins, and even beer coasters. His name can frequently be seen blinking in...

Chasing Che: Glimpses of Che Guevara in his last days in Bolivia (Trailer) Premiere 09/10

Che Guevara has become an icon. You can find his face adorning T-shirts, pins, and even beer coasters. His name can frequently be seen blinking in...

US & the Wall: Deportees in Mexico unwanted by either side after decades in the US

As a candidate in the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump promised to build a wall between the US and Mexico to stem illegal immigration. The...

Russian mountain division obstacle course – In the Army Now Ep.24

Anna and Pavel continue their paratrooper training in the city of Novorossiysk on the shores of the Black Sea. Their expectations of enjoying a...

Training with Russian Paratroopers on the Black Sea – In The Army Now Ep.23

Anna and Pavel are in Novorossiysk on the shores of the Black sea where they join one of the most celebrated Russian air assault divisions. They...

Destroying a ‘terrorist stronghold’ with Russian Marines – In the Army Now Ep.22

Today is D-Day: Anna and Pavel join two teams of marines tasked with neutralising a threat in the hills where a “terrorist stronghold” is based....