RT News - May 31, 2018 (12:00 MSK)

Russia's foreign minister meets with the leader of North Korea - saying that the peninsula can only be de-nuclearized gradually, and if sanctions against Pyongyang are lifted. Journalists criticize Ukraine - for staging the murder of Russian opposition journalist, Arkady Babchenko. A new artificial intelligence tool could possibly predict if a protest is going to turn violent - by analyzing social media activity. In an exclusive interview with RT, Syrian president Bashar al-Assad insists that Damascus would never have used chemical weapons against civilians - and claims that there is, in fact, no 'civil' war in Syria.