The Spanish PM has set a Monday deadline for the Catalan president to decide if the region has adopted a declaration of independence or not. Meanwhile, protesters are gathering across the region as the country marks its national day. Former British diplomat, William Mallinson, believes the situation in the country has become a game of brinkmanship. RT's Anastasia Churkina has the details.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c... Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT Listen to us on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/rttv RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.
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