RT News - May 12 2022 (20:00 MSK)
Russia's Foreign Ministry says the country will be forced to retaliate with military measures - if Finland follows through with its plan to join NATO. Vladimir Putin says the West is heading for an economic disaster, due to the backlash of sanctions against Moscow while Ukraine makes things even worse for Europe, by suspending Russian gas transit through a key hub. A former French soldier rattles Western media by claiming he saw Ukraine's radical Azov Battalion torture and murder captured Russian troops. Latvia authorizes the demolition of a prominent World War Two-era memorial to Soviet soldiers - amid a conflict between Latvian authorities and residents over the removal of commemorative flowers at the monument.