Russian broadcaster RT France to close after assets frozen


The French finance ministry has said the assets of the the French arm of the Russian state broadcaster were frozen in compliance with the most recent EU sanctions, and not on Paris's initiative, while the Kremlin has promised retaliation for the move.

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RT France, the French arm of the Russian state broadcaster, will shut down after its French bank accounts were frozen over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, the channel's director said Saturday, reports VOA.