East StratCom disinformation claim:
The UK banned Russian Today TV channel.
Documentation for claim
Period/date: 7. December 2016
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
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.