RT News - August 04, 2014 (17:00 MSK)

Mass desertion for Ukraine's army, as over 400 soldiers cross into Russia asking for shelter, in the largest - but not the first - such case. Kiev, though, promises a rapid victory over the militias; Broken truce - Palestinians say Israel has violated its own ceasefire by attacking a refugee camp in Gaza and killing a child there, just 20 minutes after announcing the latest humanitarian window; And, jihadist Islamic State fighters consolidate their hold over Iraq - by capturing another oil field, a dam and three more towns.