Russian state broadcaster's bank accounts frozen in UK

Monday, October 17, 2016

The bank accounts of Russia's state broadcaster, Russia Today,have been frozen in the UK according to the network's chief executive Margarita Simonyan.

The reasons for the freeze are currently unclear, but Simonyan said the decision is not subject to revision.

Simonyan posted a defiant message on Twitter, saying "long live freedom of speech."

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