RT News - August 10, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

Kiev vows it will soon take back control of the anti-government strongholds in the East - supporting its promises with heavy weapons and more attacks. A tit-for-tat exchange of sanctions between the West and Russia makes European businesses look for compensation for multi-billion dollar losses they're now facing. After a few days silence, the roar of arms returns to Gaza, as the cease fire between Hamas and Israeli ends, with Palestinian civilians finding themselves in the middle of a humanitarian catastrophe. The U.S. returns to Iraq, as president Obama authorises airstrikes against jihadist militants in the north of the country - with Washington now having to fight the same group it supported in Syria.