East StratCom disinformation claim:

The UK banned Russian Today TV channel.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 7. December 2016

Debunk claim:

The National Westminster Bank decided it will close the bank account of Russia Today. The British government has nothing to do with this decision which has no effect on Russia Today’s freedom to broadcast: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-37677020

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Givi Gigitashvili, The Latvian Institute of International Affairs in Disinformation Review issue 51. The item is located at row number 52 in the report.

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