RT News - May 17, 2015 (17:00 MSK)

Prisoners with mental disabilities are routinely beaten, tasered and pepper-sprayed in jails across the U.S. - that's according to a study by Human Rights Watch. Some member states remain defiant in the face of a new EU plan to tackle the immigration crisis, despite a sharp rise in the number of arrivals. A landmark visit by the U.S. Secretary of State. John Kerry makes his first trip to Russia in 2 years, stressing unity on key issues despite differences over the conflict in Ukraine.