RT News - January 08 2021 (17:00 MSK)
The mainstream media blame Donald Trump for the deadly riots on Capitol-Hill while others point the finger elsewhere, when it comes to radicalizing his base. American politicians voice their shock - comparing the violence in the heart of Washington to the kind of thing that happens in what they call 'banana republics'. We look at whether America is really so different to one of those. Facebook blocks Trump's account, at least for the rest of his term, accusing him of undermining the peaceful transition of power. Chancellor Merkel warns that the toughest months of Germany's pandemic are still ahead despite mass vaccination having already started.