RT News - January 08 2023 (09:00 MSK)
Russia and Ukraine trade attacks amid intense fighting throughout the first week of this year, as hundreds of soldiers are reported killed. A cache of leaked documents reported by the Grayzone news outlet shows how British intelligence spies on Russian forces on behalf of Ukraine. 'A violation of free speech and the rights of journalists' - that's how Russia's Foreign Ministry describes the detention of the regional director of the Sputnik news agency by authorities in Latvia. South Africa wants to let more countries join the BRICS group as it assumes the bloc's rotating presidency this year, with promises to promote a more just, multipolar world.