RT News - August 5, 2017 (17:00 MSK)

The U.S. launches a war on government leaks - after Donald Trump's phone transcripts with other leaders are made public, threatening to damage American diplomacy. Russia's former ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, opens up in his first TV interview since leaving the post - about the scandal over contacts with American diplomats. Secret documents show that bio-tech giant Monsanto tried to influence media and scientists, to improve the reputation of a controversial weedkiller. We talked to one of the firm's executives. Another miner is rescued from a flooded diamond mine in the far-east of Russia, after spending nearly 24 hours trapped underground. Eight people remain missing.