RT News - December 24, 2016 (17:00 MSK)

The German Chancellor orders a security review following the deadly attack on a festive market in Berlin, as security concerns loom across Europe on Christmas Eve. Christians in the Syrian city of Aleppo prepare to celebrate their first peaceful Christmas in years, as the city is finally liberated from militants. In a stunning U-turn, the U.S. abstains on a UN vote against Israel, allowing the Security Council to pass a resolution condemning Tel Aviv building settlements on Palestinian land. Vladimir Putin claims that U.S. Democrats refusing to accept their loss in the presidential election, has led to Russia-bashing - one of many topics addressed in his end-of-year Q-and-A with the media.