RT News - February 8 2023 (09:00 MSK)
Ukrainian troops have reportedly resumed artillery shelling of the city of Donetsk and destroyed a nearby gas pipeline. Meanwhile, an RT crew observes a Russian training camp where local Donbass forces are taught the skills of modern warfare. India's oil minister tells RT that his country will continue to buy Russian fuel as much as it wants. That is despite demands from Western countries to cut off imports from Russia. The death toll from devastating earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria surpasses seven thousand people, with many victims believed to still be trapped among the rubble of collapsed building. Russian emergency workers have been providing assistance in the search and rescue efforts. The OPCW has renewed accusations that the Syrian military has been using chemical weapons in the southern city of Douma. A Russian representative to the organization contested those findings, saying the new evidence was apparently allowed because it supports Western narratives, despite violating internal guidelines.