RT News - September 28, 2017 (17:00 MSK)

Thousands of people in Barcelona rally against the Spanish government, after attempts to quash Sunday's independence referendum for Catalonia. Exclusive video from Syria's Deir Ez-zor - our correspondent takes you to the heart of the decisive battle for the country's future amid claims that some forces are exploiting the gains. President Emmanuel Macron proposes new tax breaks for France's wealthy - leading to protests in Paris. And, English football fans get a warm welcome in Moscow for the UEFA Champions League - despite the British media's fear-mongering ahead of the fixtures.