RT News - June 14, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

A Ukrainian military transport plane has been shot down in Lugansk. The army says all 49 on board are dead. Ukraine's Prime Minister orders the country to gear up for gas cuts from Monday - the day when Kiev must pay its energy debt to Russia. Army, surveillance, even nuclear weapons - we examine whether the UK's closer collaboration with America serves Britain's best interests amid worries the friendship has grown too close. And, renegade al-Qaeda jihadists tear through Iraq towards Baghdad, capturing two more cities - while the U.S. weighs up military help for the crumbling country.