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RT News - January 19, 2017 (17:00 MSK)

RT falls out of favour with major social media platforms including Facebook and the Twitter-linked Dataminr news alert service. The channel's Facebook account remains suspended over mistaken copyright claims. In a parting shot before leaving, President Obama blames Vladimir Putin for spoiling diplomatic relations, despite Washington's ongoing anti-Russian initiatives. Emerging, new political forces continue to dominate discussions at Davos - where, for some of the outgoing old guard, it's literally 'lights out'.

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