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

Russia views any further tightening of US sanctions as the precursor of an economic war - after Washington announces new penalties over the poisoning of Russian double-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the UK.  Meanwhile, as a new batch of US sanctions against Iran take effect, the EU scrambles to protect European businesses working with Tehran. A Saudi air strike on a school bus in war-torn Yemen kills 29 children and injures dozens more - while Washington reaffirms its strategic military partnership with the Saudis. We meet a Russian woman who faces imprisonment for terrorism, after following her husband to Syria where he joined Islamic State.