RT News - September 12, 2014 (17:00 MSK)

Russian oil giants, state banks and defence companies take a hit, as fresh European sanctions against Moscow come into force, with the U.S. also expected to announce its own additional restrictions. That's despite a major de-escalation in Ukraine, with Kiev and anti-government forces exchanging prisoners, and their truce holding for almost a week now. With 16-year-olds allowed to take part in Scotland's independence referendum, Yes and No campaigners battled it out in front of thousands of teenagers in a televised debate - causing social media to explode.