RT News - July 19, 2018 (17:00 MSK)

"Ill-informed and wild speculation" - Britain's Security Minister dismisses media reports that police have identified the perpetrators of the Skripal poisoning attack. A US court refuses bail to Russian citizen Maria Butina - after charging the lobbyist with conspiracy to defraud the United States, and claiming she offered sex in a bid to forge influential connections with Americans. Emmanuel Macron is under huge pressure after his aide is caught beating a protestor to the ground.  An Iraqi rap artist films a parody on a viral music hit to raise awareness over the situation in the country. We speak to the artist.