RT News - December 09 2021 (17:00 MSK)
No longer a beacon of democracy - and perhaps never was -a major international poll reveals startling thoughts on America's image abroad, especially as most countries questioned are taking part in a Democracy Summit hosted by the United States. The US Treasury threatens American journalists with hefty fines if they work for certain publications. One author, Daniel Lazare, shares his story. In the UK, reports claim members of the ruling Conservatives have admitted to hosting a party in their Westminster headquarters during lockdown last year as outrage boils over a video where key members of Boris Johnson's team jokingly imply a similar Christmas event was held in Downing Street just days before. The number of countries registering the new Omicron strain of Covid more than doubles to 57, since last week. The WHO. talks to RT about the threat it poses.