RT News - June 19, 2014 (17:00 MSK)

Kiev resumes its air and ground offensive in Eastern Ukraine a day after the President promised his troops would soon lay down arms; No light, water or medical supplies in the besieged city of Slavyansk. The city sits on the verge of a humanitarian catastrophe thanks to the non-stop government offensive; A cry for help - Iraq asks the U.S. to use its air power against ISIS militants who are locked in fierce battles for the country's vital oil reserves.