RT News - February 04 2022 (17:00 MSK)
Western media abandon the principle of ‘leaving politics out of sport’ with some surprising, war-mongering commentary during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics. Russia and China jointly call on Western powers to stop expanding NATO saying the Alliance's continued eastward push is creating tensions reminiscent of the Cold War. The US State Department spokesperson is grilled by journalists for failing to provide evidence for a US claim, that Russia is preparing a false-flag attack as a pretext to invade Ukraine. In the UK household electricity bills are about to soar by more than 50 percent, after the regulator lifts a price cap, potentially plunging millions of people into fuel poverty.