RT News - August 16, 2014 (17:00 MSK)

The Ukrainian army says it's fighting anti-government forces in the streets of Lugansk and Donetsk ... while Russian trucks with humanitarian aid for struggling civilians are being stalled at the border; Russia ridicules reports born online that one of its armoured units had been destroyed in Ukraine ... with no evidence or wreckage to back up the allegations from Kiev; Armored vehicles and sniper rifles primed- but not for a military operation. U.S. authorities use them to disperse rioters demanding justice for a teenager shot dead by police in the U.S. town of Ferguson; The EU approves aid to Kurdish fighters in Iraq pouring more weapons into the war-ridden country, as terrorists from the Islamic State group reportedly massacre an entire village of Kurds.