RT News - May 13, 2014 (17:00 MSK)

Ukraine may find itself cut off from Russian gas in less than a month, if Kiev fails to pay its bills in advance and keep its debt under control. Two Ukrainian regions declare sovereignty following an overwhelming "yes" vote in a referendum that has been met with dismissal and harsh criticism in the West - and a wave of panic has also risen in the international media. Palestinians in the occupied West Bank struggle to assert their rights -and fly their flag - amid growing pressure from Israeli security forces.