RT News - January 01, 2020 (17:00 MSK)
Anti-Beijing activists stage a huge protest in Hong Kong on New Year's Day after a night marred by clashes with riot police. US forces reportedly use tear gas to disperse protesters outside the American embassy in Baghdad a day after a crowd tried to storm and torch it. It comes as Washington sends more troops to Iraq in response to Tuesday's attack on the compound. Ukrainian former riot police, released from jail in the prisoner swap between Kiev and the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk Republics, reveal information contradicting the official version of the 2014 Maidan sniper shootings in Kiev, where more than 50 people lost their lives.