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# Russia Today

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# Media Ban
Britain's broadcasting regulator revokes Russian broadcaster RT’s UK licence
The RT news channel was earlier this month banned from broadcasting in Ireland.
# Banned
Russian state-controlled news channel RT removed from Irish screens; Russia blocks Twitter and Facebook
The EU banned broadcasts of the channel on Wednesday as part of a package of sanctions over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
# Russia Today
German regulator bans Russian television channel amid tensions over Ukraine
Russia Today DE said it would seek to appeal in court against the regulator’s decision.
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# novichok
Russian suspects in Salisbury poisoning say they were in UK as tourists
The two men accused denied having anything to do with the murder attempt in an interview with Russian media.
# the special one
Mourinho to provide punditry for Russia Today at this summer's World Cup
Peter Schmeichel will also be working for the Russian broadcaster.
# Russia Today
US Senate planning probe into Russian spying, Trump planning to end Russian sanctions
Meanwhile, the President-Elect says he may scrap sanctions of Russia recently put in place by President Obama.
# moscow calling
Watch: The bizarre moment US news network C-Span was 'taken over' by Russia Today
Russia Today is the Moscow-backed English language new network.
# Russia Today
UK bank closes all accounts of Russia's state broadcaster
UK bank Nat West has informed the station that it plans to close all its accounts by December.
# Kazakhstan
No-one can explain the bizarre disorder causing this village's residents to fall asleep for days...
“What else do I remember? Nothing. I slept for two days and two nights.”
# chasing the rainbow
David Norris takes on Russia Today presenter over gay rights
It was a lively discussion to say the least…
# crimea watch
"A big public show"... Russia Today hits back after anchor quits live on air
“I’m proud to be an American and believe in disseminating the truth” the newscaster said. Her bosses say she should have “quit like a professional”, in private.
# Ballistic objects
Updated: Ballistic missilies fired in Mediterranean was US-Israel drill
Russia’s Defence Ministry detected ‘ballistic objects’ being launched in the area this morning.
# LGBT Rights
Journalist confronts Russian TV hosts over 'anti-gay laws'
James Kirchick was on the Russia Today to speak about Bradly Manning’s but instead labelled the channel a “Kremlin funded propaganda network”.
# Syria
Syria's Assad refuses to flee: 'I'll live and die in Syria'
The beleaguered Syrian president is defiant, telling Russian TV: “I am not a puppet, I was not made by the West”.