RTDocumentaries

Mine Country: Libyan sappers risk their lives to clear ISIS mines (Trailer) Premiere 25 June

An elementary school teacher, and a bank software engineer demine hidden explosives in their home town, Benghazi. ISIS left many Libyan cities...

Waziristan. Hard Homecoming. Pakistan’s military instills patriotism in returning refugees

North Waziristan is a region in northwestern Pakistan on the border with Afghanistan. It is peopled mainly by religiously conservative Pashtun...

Sex, Drugs & Refugees. Syrian teenagers in Athens resort to prostitution to survive

More films about Sex Tourism: https://rtd.rt.com/tags/sex-tourism/ As night falls in Athens, the city’s squares turn seedy, and middle aged...

Hikikomori Loveless: What causes young Japanese hermits to give up on real life

Known as hikikomori, the phenomenon of social withdrawal has become increasingly commonplace in Japan. Hundreds of thousands of Japanese shut...

Remembrance: Red Army’s role in liberating Europe censored in the West (Trailer) Premiere 05/09

When the Red Army approached Auschwitz on January 27, 1945, the survivors met their liberators with shouts of “the Russians have come.” The first...

The multicultural cooking of Sochi - Taste of Russia Ep. 28

Oscar and Glen travel to Russia’s seaside resort town of Sochi. Glen is surprised to see palm trees and says the city looks a lot like his native...

Coups R US: American regime changes and their aftermaths (Trailer) Premiere 05/16

In March of 1951, Jacobo Arbenz came to power in Guatemala after having been resoundingly elected by the people. A little more than three years...

Spoils of Destruction. Indonesian villagers fighting palm oil giants to reclaim their rainforest

Life in the Indonesian village of Semunying Jaya on the island of Kalimantan was good. Its residents, indigenous Dayak Iban people, made a...

Language no barrier for ‘gastronauts’ in Tatarstan - Taste of Russia Ep. 27

Oscar and Glen continue their exploration of Tatarstan at an ethnic museum that recreates Tatar village life back through the centuries. Watch...

Spoils of Destruction: Villagers fight palm oil giant to reclaim rainforest (Trailer) Premiere 05/04

Life in the Indonesian village of Semunying Jaya on the island of Kalimantan was good. Its residents, indigenous Dayak Iban people, made a...

Football Beasts: An inside look at Europe’s football hooligan subculture

They’re known as football hooligans. They relish in the thrill of battle and prepare for it. In some places, there are rudimentary rules for...

World Cup Fever: Back to Moscow. Finishing up in style at Moscow’s legendary Luzhniki Stadium

Coming full circle, our football fanatics are back in Moscow, where they check out the newly renovated 81,000-seat Luzhniki Stadium. Built in the...

Mosques, Cathedrals & Tatar cuisine: Perfect together in spectacular Kazan - Taste of Russia Ep. 26

Oscar and Glen are in Kazan, the capital of Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan, where East and West are intertwined. They begin by visiting the...

Model Prisoners: Brazilian prison’s beauty pageant rebuilds inmates’ self confidence

A Brazilian prison has come up with an original way to prepare its prisoners before re-entering society after incarceration – by holding an inmate...