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RT News - April 12 2021 (12:00 MSK)

A poll finds that half of people in the Czech Republic want Russia's Sputnik-V vaccine but Europe's medicine agency still holds back from approving the jab, despite mounting interest from EU states. A White Lives Matter rally in California is met by BLM counter-protesters with the ensuing confrontation ending in bloody fisticuffs and arrests. The US state of Arkansas bans gender-reassignment treatment for under 18s - a move slammed by critics as anti-trans. We hear from a former trans woman about the possible dangers of changing sex too early. And it's 60 years to the day since Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin transcended the limits of the terrestrial by becoming the first man in space. To celebrate the anniversary, our correspondent got a taste of zero-gravity, down here on Earth