RT America - June 8,2018

Like a G8? Trump calls for Russia’s G7 reinstatement

The G7 conference is happening right now in Charlevoix, Canada. According to sources the European Union and Canada may be creating a united front against the US as President Trump threatens to escalate a trade war against his G7 allies. RT’s Alex Mihailovich reports.

Trump to meet with Kim Jong Un ahead of N. Korea summit

President Trump will travel on Tuesday to Singapore to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ahead of the summit, President Vladimir Putin of Russia met with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing on Friday. Chinese president Xi Jingping said of the visit President Putin and I both think that the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership is mature, firm and stable.” For more, RT America’s Anya Parampil is joined by Kevin Martin, president of Peace Action.

Hockey and Racism

The Washington Capitals scored a historic victory in Las Vegas, Thursday when they won the Stanley Cup for the first time in the team’s history. During the game there were five black players on the ice – 16% of the black players in the NHL. One of those players was recently subjected to racial epithets at a recent Chicago game. RT America’s Ashlee Banks analyzes Racism in hockey in this week’s Race in America segment.