PTR - December 04, 2014

The U.S. and its allies are using the conflict in Ukraine as a pretext to restrain Russia. That's the view of Vladimir Putin, giving his traditional end-of-year address. He also called for closer international cooperation against terrorism - on the day the Russian province of Chechnya saw 10 gunmen and 10 police killed in an anti-terror operation; A fighter aircraft crashes near a residential area in the Moscow region - but no-one is hurt.