RT News - October 02 2022 (09:00 MSK)
The Donbass Republics and the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions celebrate a historic moment after Vladimir Putin signs a decree on their accession to Russia after residents vote overwhelmingly in favor of the change. But voting wasn't easy. The territories faced relentless shelling purportedly by Ukrainian forces during the referendum process on joining the Russian Federation. The Russian president blames the West for the sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines, which supply gas to Europe and points to the main beneficiary of the alleged sabotage. Angry locals attack the French embassy in Burkina Faso's capital with people slamming Paris' failed military mission to maintain security in the African country amid a second coup this year.