RT News - December 17, 2017 (12:00 MSK)

Anger rages for a second week in the wake of Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Isreal's capital. Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police cause deaths and injuries. President Putin kickstarts the withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria during a surprise visit, after military chiefs declare ISIL's defeat in the country. Spending the holidays in the heavens - a Russian spacecraft launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome - taking three crew to the Space Station on the final manned mission this year.