RT News - March 16, 2018 (17:00 MSK)

The UK's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson claims Vladimir Putin is 'overwhelmingly likely' responsible for the attempted murder of a former Russian spy - an allegation the Kremlin calls 'shocking and unforgivable'. More than 15-thousand civilians manage to flee Syria's eastern Ghouta, as fighting rages between government forces and the rebels in the stricken region. With Russia's presidential election fast-approaching, RT takes a look at how international media outlets are covering the campaign, and if they're applying the same rigorous standards they would in their home countries.