“RT’s editor-in-chief, Margarita Simonyan, … said she had received a letter out of the blue from NatWest saying that it was pulling the plug on the broadcaster’s accounts from mid-December. ‘We have recently undertaken a review of your banking arrangements with us and reached the conclusion that we will no longer provide these facilities,’ 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."
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...