RT: NatWest denies shutting accounts of Russian TV channel

RT: NatWest denies shutting accounts of Russian TV channel
 

A British bank has denied reports it closed the UK accounts of RT, Russian state TV's international channel.
NatWest said a letter had been sent to one of RT's suppliers, not RT itself, and no accounts had been frozen.
The Russian embassy in London has objected to what it called an "openly political decision".
But the UK Treasury said no new sanctions or obligations relating to Russia had been imposed on British banks since February 2015.
The UK joined other EU states in imposing sanctions on Russia following its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in March 2014.
On Monday, RT's... read more

 
18 October 2016 in World News, Views: 41
Source: BBC
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