RT News - June 29, 2017 (18:00 MSK)

A pretext for intervention: Russia's Foreign Ministry hits out at America's claims that the Assad government is planning a chemical attack in Syria. It believes the US could just be looking for an excuse to deepen its military involvement there. A political commentator for CNN is caught on camera ridiculing the channel's Russia coverage - adding to the controversy the network's facing about its news content. The European Commission says Brexit could leave the EU with a deficit of 10-billion euros a year, as UK prime minister Theresa May faces a number of challenges to push her party programme through parliament.