RT News - February 8, 2019 (12:00 MSK)

The International Paralympic Committee says it will conditionally reinstate Russia 29 months after the country was banned over allegations of state-sponsored doping. Stepping up the pressure: the United States rules out the possibility of talks with Venezuela's embattled socialist government, and revokes the visas of some of President Maduro's officials. Gucci becomes the latest fashion giant to face claims of racism after it releases a sweater that many say resembles a blackface costume. We get reaction. Iran's Foreign Minister tells RT that he hopes trade with the EU will soon resume but says Washington is doing its best to enforce its sanctions against Tehran.