RT News - January 29, 2019 (17:00 MSK)

The US hands control of some of Venezuela's financial assets to the opposition leader. It follows Washington hitting Venezuela's state oil company with crippling sanctions intensifying efforts to topple the country's embattled President, Nicolas Maduro. That's as the US national security adviser is seen holding a notepad with 'five-thousand troops to Colombia' written on it leading to speculation over the Trump Administration's next move against Caracas. Human Rights Watch releases a report documenting dozens of cases of terrorists torturing civilians in northern Syria.