COUNTERESPIONAGE: Bank accounts of Russian state broadcaster Russia Today are FROZEN in the UK. Margarita Simonyan, 36, editor of the Kremlin-funded 24-hour television news network, tweeted this morning: ‘Our accounts in the UK have been closed. All accounts. “The decision is not subject to revision”. Long live freedom of speech!’ RT published a letter it […]
After tensions escalated Thursday among Ukrainian military forces, pro-Russian separatists, and the Kremlin, Russia Today editor in chief Margarita Simonyan tweeted the ominous statement: "Ukraine RIP."
Natwest allegedly closed all Russia Today's accounts without explanation
The state-financed network, also known as Russia Today, suggested that NatWest’s decision hindered its freedom of speech, though critics consider RT a Kremlin mouthpiece.
Margarita Simonyan, the editor-in-chief of Russia's English-language television network, Russia Today, posted a tweet in the wee hours of Thursday morning in which she appeared to declare Ukraine dead. The tweet, which was written i...