RT News - August 19, 2014 (17:00 MSK)

Militarized police forces step up their crackdown on largely peaceful protests in the US city of Ferguson, as the unrest continues 10 days after the shooting of an unarmed teen by a cop; Death and devastation in East Ukraine as the army pounds the outskirts of Donetsk. The local self-proclaimed authorities say Kiev is aiming to take the city by the end of the week; Iraqi forces clash with Islamic State jihadists north-west of Baghdad, but as the radicals spread fear across the region, one poll taken in Europe suggests a third of young adults in France actually support them.