RT News - February 08, 2018 (12:00 MSK)

With just one day left before the opening ceremony of the South Korean Winter Olympics, dozens of Russian athletes are holding out hope of being allowed to compete in the Games - with a ruling from the Court of Arbitration for Sport on their IOC bans imminent. However, some athletes whose participation is certain are now embroiled in controversy - with Norway's Ski Federation facing doping allegations. US-led Coalition air strikes targeting Syrian pro-government forces reportedly kill 100 - with Central Command saying the attack was carried out to defend a rebel group. A video of Libyan children, playing out a mock execution, goes viral.  Our guests share their views on the effects that war can have on the minds of the young.