RT News - June 1, 2017 (12:00 MSK)

Vladimir Putin prepares to face the world's press, as he takes to the stage of the International Economic Forum in St Petersburg. The Russian air force destroys three ISIL convoys, which were en route to Palmyra from the Syrian city of Raqqa. A massive bomb attack in the Afghan capital puts the spotlight on the worsening security situation in the county, which has the U.S. mulling whether to cut spending or further boost its military presence there.