RT News - August 02 2022 (09:00 MSK)
The US sees no issues with its House Speaker visiting Taiwan, which she's apparently set to do on Tuesday, despite China seeing the move as a breach of its sovereignty. We need BRICS: The Algerian president says the country's ready to join the alternative, rapidly-growing economic bloc. That's in contrast to US-led alliances which appear to be losing global influence. OPEC Secretary General describes Russia as a vital member in the alliance, this despite continuing Western sanctions on Moscow's crude. RT visits Moscow's new neon facility as Russia ramps up its production, amid an acute global shortage of semiconductors.