RT News - June 19, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

The fighting in eastern Ukraine leaves the city of Slavyansk with no water, electricity and almost all its hospitals closed. Meanwhile the president's repeated vows of a cease-fire are yet to be fulfilled; Cry for help. Iraq's asking the US to carry out air strikes against Sunni insurgents - as jihadists are taking control at a faster pace than even the American troops managed during the 2003 invasion; Plus, the Belarusian president's left red faced - after Aleksander Lukashenko falls victim to a phone prankster, pretending to be the son of Ukraine's ousted president.