RT News - August 09, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

The Ukrainian army vows to take back restive cities in the East street by street, brick by brick. RT is on the border trying to get into Ukraine - but bombings and fighting is making such a trip treacherous. Ukraine threatens to stop Russian gas from running through its transit pipeline, - we look at why the statement comes as a warning signal for Europe. As the U.S. unleashes a new round of airstrikes in northern Iraq in an effort to stop the advance of the jihadists - we report on how the same militants were empowered by Washington's policies. The war in Gaza may have provoked huge debate worldwide, but Israel is trying to silence the voices of those who stand against its military ambitions.