RBS-owned NatWest freezes bank accounts of Russia Today



The Royal Bank of Scotland group's NatWest arm has frozen the UK bank accounts of Russian state broadcaster Russia Today.
The move sparked anger from the broadcaster, which accused the bank of curbing "freedom of speech" and claimed that it could be the beginning of new British sanctions against Russia.
The British Government, however, has insisted the decision was " a matter for the bank".
In a letter to RT, published on the broadcaster's website,NatWest wrote: “We have recently undertaken a review of your banking arrangements with us and reached the conclusion that we... read more

 
17 October 2016 in Politics, Views: 46
Source: Scotsman
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