RT News - February 21, 2019 (17:00 MSK)

Vladimir Putin warns that Russia's ready to respond to threats with its new hyper-sonic missile system - stressing, though, it's purely a defensive weapon. And his statement certainly prompted a reaction. The Democrat-controlled committee is questioning the nature of US-Saudi ties - after a new report reveals Washington's poised to transfer sensitive nuclear technologies to Riyadh. That, as the White House also touts Iran's nuclear ambitions - as a global threat. A statue in Florida based on a famous photograph of a sailor kissing a stranger on Times Square at the end of World War Two, is vandalized - with a "Me Too" hashtag. We debate the issues raised.