RT News - July 08, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

Anti-government fighters in Ukraine film a military assault against them - one of a series of similiar strikes for control of a critical border point; Israel fires rockets and mortars at Gaza as a large-scale offensive against Hamas-ruled territories is launched by the country's defence forces; And, France seeks to strip the U.S. dollar of its privileged status of a dominant currency, following in the footsteps of those who have already shifted away from America's financial supremacy.