RT News - August 1, 2017 (17:00 MSK)

Three members of a notorious street gang have been killed in a shoot-out with police at a Moscow region court house. Washington sanctions Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, targetting his private assets, but avoids going after the country's oil sector. White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has been fired - less than two weeks into the job. It's the latest in a series of reshuffles in Team Trump, sparking speculation of chaos in the cabinet. The French government is to open two new migrant centres near the port city of Calais. This comes less than a year after the infamous Jungle Camp was cleared.