RT News - October 02, 2016 (12:00 MSK)

Deadlock over Syria. The U.S. threatens to halt co-operation with Russia, and fires claims at Moscow. At the same time, a leaked recording emerges of the US Secretary of State expressing frustration about having to use diplomacy in Syria, rather than being able to deploy the military to oust President Assad. Russia says the MH17 probe lacks hard evidence, and fails to identify the exact type of missile used. The investigation claims the plane was hit by a missile from Russia, which was fired from a rebel-held village in Eastern Ukraine. Oil prices pick up as producers finally agree to cut production for the first time in eight years