RT News - March 16, 2015 (17:00 MSK)

Asylum seekers at a UK detention facility continue a hunger strike over poor living conditions and alleged abuse, we speak to one of the inmates; U.S. officials dismiss the prospect of direct negotiations with the Syrian President - even after Secretary of State John Kerry admitted talks would be needed; It is a year since Crimea overwhelmingly voted to return to Russia - Vladimir Putin has been recapping the events that preceded the watershed vote.