RT News - April 27, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

In Eastern Ukraine, yet another self-defence checkpoint is stormed by pro-government troops - while newly surfaced satellite images reveal a large military buildup in the area, amidst Kiev's armed crackdown on protest there; the U.S. secretary of state accsues RT of distorting events in Ukraine - but his Russian counterpart says it's only Washington's reluctance to hear alternative views that's driving such accusations; more opponents of the interim Egyptian government are sentenced... prompting concerns democratic processes are collapsing. Critics say that's little surprise when countries try to impose their ideals on a world they don't understand; we report from the so-called Triangle of Death - a rural area in southern Italy suffering from the toxic waste dumps controlled by the mafia.