RT News - July 08, 2018 (17:00 MSK)

Croatia are into the semi-finals of the World Cup, after winning a nail-biting penalty shoot-out against host nation Russia. Despite the loss, Russia fans celebrated long into the night, and gave their team a hero's welcome, after they defied all expectations to reach the last eight. And in the news that shaped the week: UK authorities say two people, in critical condition in hospital, were exposed to the nerve agent Novichok - and point the finger at Russia, despite scant information so far.