RT News - August 16, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

Donetsk in Eastern Ukraine suffers more attacks from the army that bring despair and devastation for its people - while tonnes of Russian humanitarian aid is still being held up on the border; Moscow rebuffs claims by the Ukrainian President that Russian armored vehicles were destroyed after crossing the border - citing a blatant lack of evidence; in the U.S., the police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager sparking riots is named, that's as outrage continues to brew over the heavy handed approach of police to peaceful protests; As the EU green lights the supply of arms to Kurdish forces in Iraq, we look at whether pouring more weapons into the conflict against the Jihadists will solve any of the nation's problems.