RT News - October 01, 2017 (14:00 MSK)

Polling station doors have been smashed open, ballot boxes forcibly removed, and 38 people injured - just four hours into the region's referendum on independence from Spain. Elsewhere, this week - Tech giants Google, Facebook and Twitter have all joined in the hunt for the elusive alleged Russian election meddlers. And Islamic State's days in Syria look numbered, as they're driven out of the eastern city of Deir Ez-Zor and across the Euphrates River.