RT News - March 24, 2015 (12:00 MSK)

A resolution by the U.S. House of representatives urges president Obama to send lethal weapons to Ukraine, despite ongoing peace efforts in the region. A crisis in the French port town of Calais reaches its peak as British tourists are warned of possible immigrant stowaways. The U.S. is pledging billions of dollars to the Afghan army till 2017, hoping to reverse the situation, which last year alone, saw more than ten thousand casualties of violence.