RT News - May 25, 2014 (17:00 MSK)

Breaking news. An Italian journalist is killed in eastern Ukraine, becoming the first member of the media to fall victim to the violence there - while Russian journalists reveal the death threats and abuse they faced during their detention by the army; The unrest overshadows a bitter ballot - as Ukraine chooses who's next to take the tough top job, while eastern regions refuse to vote amid the ongoing military crackdown; Plus, among the week's top stories - Russia and China strike a historic gas deal worth 400 billion dollars. It's Moscow's largest energy contract in decades, as it turns its business priorities eastward; And, after two Palestinian teenagers are killed in West Bank clashes, the UN calls for their murder to be investigated as security footage is revealed.