RT News - February 28, 2017 (17:00 MSK)

The fight against Islamic State in the Iraqi city of Mosul sees a surge in civilian casualties, as people try to flee the conflict. Hundreds of thousands remain trapped in the city where the humanitarian situation is deteriorating. The chairman of the US Intelligence Committee says a witch hunt against Americans accused of ties with Moscow is wrong - as the allegations lack evidence. Protests against police brutality have flared once again in Paris where students have blocked schools and clashed with police.