RT News - August 26, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

The shell-shocked population of Eastern Ukraine struggle to find food or water in their ruined towns as artillery attacks go on. RT follows the anti-government forces bringing relief to the suffering locals. The conflict will be up for discussion at a meeting between the Presidents of Russia and Ukraine - if it goes ahead. We have more on the expectations from the talks planned in Minsk. As the U.S. President approves the surveillance of jihadists fighting in Syria, we look at how working with Bashar al Assad could suddenly become a pressing issue for Washington. Just a few weeks ahead of the Scottish independence referendum, polls suggest the YES campaign claimed a crushing victory in the final debate between the leaders of the two campaigns.