RT News - August 04, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

Breaking news on RT. More than 430 Ukrainian soldiers cross into Russia and asked for shelter. This follows Kiev's claims the army was about to win the war against anti-government forces in East Ukraine; A partial humanitarian ceasefire is officially in place in Gaza. It follows the Israeli bombing of a UN school there that killed 10 people on Sunday. The United Nations condemned the attack on the shelter, calling it a 'criminal act'; A money making scheme or a back door immigration policy? Critics question a US quota system that ensures tens of thousands of people remain behind bars, sometimes for petty crimes.