RT News - October 11, 2014 (17:00 MSK)

Kurdish fighters try to prevent their last stronghold in northern Syria from falling into the hands of encircling jihadists - with Turkey refusing to allow thousands of refugees trapped at the border to cross to safety; Fracking fears confirmed - an official letter reveals California's water wells have been poisoned with billions of litres of hazardous waste; Ready for the race - Formula One drivers complete their final track action before Sunday's historic Grand Prix in Russian resort of Sochi; A Reuters investigation uncovers serious flaws in Ukraine's probe into February's Maidan Square massacre. Around 100 people were killed in one day in the uprising that toppled Viktor Yanukovych.