RT News - May 25 2023 (09:00 MSK)
President Putin says western sanctions are backfiring and only harming those who impose them, as the emergence of the multi-polar world makes any Western dictate futile. The Russian military repels another drone attack on Crimea, downing six drones over the city of Sevastopol. It comes just day after the Russian fleet thwarted an attack on its battleship in the Black sea. Ahead of the Turkish presidential election runoffs, we speak to a Member of the Turkish President’s Council on Security and Foreign Policy about the future of Ankara's diplomacy and diminishing prospects of EU membership.