RT News - August 09, 2018 (12:00 MSK)

The US slaps fresh sanctions on Russia - over the Skripal poisoning in the UK with the State Department saying it's determined that Moscow is responsible for the use of a chemical weapon against its own nationals. Facebook relies on NATO and US-funded experts to tackle foreign influence on its platform. We take a look at how the state is tightening its grip on social-media networks. The US Senate invites the head of Wikileaks to testify on alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. An Easter Island tribe is seeking the return of a sacred Moai statue - stolen over a hundred years ago, and now on display at the British Museum. We ask visitors if it should be given back after so long.