RT News - October 01, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

RT reports from the front line in Northern Iraq - where Kurdish resistance fighters say they can beat Islamic State forces without help from foreign boots on the ground; That's as Britain drops its first bombs on extremists in Iraq - while American defence contractors are already cashing in on the conflict; Militias in East Ukraine claim Kiev is abducting civilians to exchange for captured soldiers - we talk to some of those caught up in the prisoner of war swaps.