RT News - January 18, 2020 (17:00 MSK)
In dramatic scenes, the French President is rushed out of a Paris theatre under a hail of boos as furious protesters chanting 'Macron resign!' try to confront him. The Pentagon rejects accusations Washington "routinely lied" about America's longest war – made by the top US official overseeing Afghanistan's reconstruction. A Russian computer programmer, arrested in Greece at Washington's request, pleas for help, claiming he's been tortured and denied his basic rights. Russia marks 77 years since the end of the siege of Leningrad, one of World War Two's most appalling humanitarian disasters.