RT News - March 30, 2017 (17:00 MSK)

Russia is seeking to improve ties with Washington - but Vladimir Putin says relations are currently not on a good level. The Russian President gave that assessment at the annual Arctic forum. Protests in Paris spill over into a third night of violence - as the wave of anti-police brutality rallies continue after the killing of a Chinese man by a police officer. American human rights activist Martin Gottesfeld was jailed for a cyber-attack on a Children's hospital - but he claims he did it to save a teenage girl. In an open letter he says he's suffered torture while imprisoned.