RT News - September 28, 2017 (12:00 MSK)

Exclusive video from Syria's Deir Ez-zor - our correspondent takes you to the heart of the decisive battle for the country's future amid claims that some forces are exploiting the gains. In Catalonia - protests as pressure mounts on the government for trying to quash Sunday's independence referendum, while the region's president turns on the EU. And, capitalising on the Korea crisis - the Japanese Prime Minister moves for a snap election, as his handling of the situation sees his ratings soar. We look at the stakes in Shinzo Abe's gamble.