RT News - July 04, 2019 (12:00 MSK)
Vladimir Putin is paying his first visit to Italy since 2015 - to meet with the country's leaders, and also the Pope. Germany is in the grip of a heat wave and it has also sparked a mini crime wave with violence at swimming pools. Iran warns the US not to start a fire if it can't handle the consequences - after Trump warned the Islamic Republic: "not to play with fire" by increasing its uranium enrichment. Russia's defense minister revealed that the fire on a deep-sea submersible which claimed the lives of 14 sailors, broke out in the vessel's battery compartment. and gave assurances that the sub's nuclear-energy installation is secure.