RT News - August 09, 2018 (17:00 MSK)

The Kremlin blasts new US sanctions on Russia. The restrictions are in response to what Washington views as Russia's poisoning of double-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in March. Facebook relies on NATO and US-funded experts to tackle foreign influence on its platform. We take a look at how it affects freedom of speech online. You may find the following images disturbing. Over 40 civilians including children were reportedly killed as a Saudi airstrike hit a school bus in Yemen; the coalition says it was a legitimate military operation in accordance with international law.  Easter Island's demanding the return of a sacred statue, stolen more than a hundred years ago, and now on display at the British Museum.