RT News - February 1 2023 (09:00 MSK)
RT reports from the ground as Russian forces advance in Donbass. That is as local authorities say artillery shelling by Ukrainian forces, with US-supplied HIMARS rockets, has killed a priest in a monastery there. Palestinians express outrage over a visit by the US Secretary of State, as they accuse Washington of unjustifiably siding with Israeli forces in the region's long-running conflict. South Africa considers declaring a national state of disaster over its debilitating electricity shortages, as Western powers push for the region to transition to greener energy supplies. Pakistan's national currency plummets to a historic low against the US dollar after the IMF demands the removal of exchange-rate controls. We heard from locals who say the IMF is only worsening the economic crisis.