RT News - July 27, 2017 (18:00 MSK)

"Illegal" and "cynical" - the Russian President has strong words for the latest anti-Russia sanctions proposed by Washington. Germany's economy minister warns of possible counter-measures, if the U.S. goes ahead with its harsh, new sanctions against the Russian energy sector. EU officials fear that European businesses will also be hit. A long-time aide to a number of high-profile U.S. House Democrats is arrested on charges of committing financial fraud, while trying to leave the country. But that's only one of the many controversies surrounding the staffer.