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    Kremlin-funded RT TV says UK bank closing its accounts
    Oct17

    Kremlin-funded RT TV says UK bank closing its accounts

    Kremlin-funded television network RT said yesterday that Britain’s NatWest bank is closing all its accounts in a unilateral decision that Moscow decried as politically motivated. “They have closed our accounts in Britain. All the accounts,” wrote RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan on Twitter. She later said that NatWest has not blocked...

    Kremlin-backed TV channel cries censorship in UK banking row
    Oct17

    Kremlin-backed TV channel cries censorship in UK banking row

    Russia accused Britain of political censorship today after a British state-owned bank withdrew its services from Kremlin-backed Russian broadcaster RT. RT said NatWest, owned by Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS), which is majority-controlled by the British government, had not explained why it was withdrawing its banking services in Britain and...

    Pro-Russia commander killed in bombing in eastern Ukraine
    Oct17

    Pro-Russia commander killed in bombing in eastern Ukraine

    A top commander of pro-Russia forces has been killed in a bombing in eastern Ukraine, local authorities say, accusing the Kiev government over his death. …read more Source: Iran...

    Pro-Russia commander killed in bombing in eastern Ukraine
    Oct17

    Pro-Russia commander killed in bombing in eastern Ukraine

    A bomb placed above a lift cabin goes off, kills a pro-Russia commander in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russia rebel commander ‘Motorola’ killed in Ukraine bombing
    Oct17

    Pro-Russia rebel commander ‘Motorola’ killed in Ukraine bombing

    It was the latest in a string of assassinations of insurgent commanders …read more Source: Gulf...

    Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT says loses UK banking services
    Oct17

    Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT says loses UK banking services

    State-funded Russian broadcaster RT complained on Monday that NatWest had withdrawn its banking services in Britain without explanation, questioning how the move squared with the right to freedom of speech. RT published NatWest’s letter on its web site, saying that the bank, which is part of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, had reached the...

    Pro-Russia rebel commander killed in Ukraine bombing
    Oct17

    Pro-Russia rebel commander killed in Ukraine bombing

    Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels announced three days of mourning Monday after notorious rebel commander Arseny Pavlov, known as “Motorola”, was killed in a lift bombing …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU mulls more Syria sanctions as political efforts falter
    Oct17

    EU mulls more Syria sanctions as political efforts falter

    No EU country has raised the idea of imposing sanctions on Russia, despite its support for President Bashar Al Assad …read more Source: Gulf...

    Prominent Russian separatist commander killed in eastern Ukraine
    Oct17

    Prominent Russian separatist commander killed in eastern Ukraine

    A prominent Russian separatist commander was assassinated in eastern Ukraine on Sunday evening, his allies said on Monday, accusing Ukrainian government forces of murdering him to try to destabilise an already fragile ceasefire. Arseny Pavlov, a Russian national who went by the nom de guerre “Motorola”, was blown up in the lift of his apartment...

    Germany’s Merkel willing to meet Putin on Ukraine but needs progress
    Oct17

    Germany’s Merkel willing to meet Putin on Ukraine but needs progress

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

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