Putin said that Russia is preparing a «mirror response» because of the «actual closing» in the United States channel RT and Sputnik Agency

Russian President Vladimir Putin at a press conference in Vietnam on 11 November said «the attack on the Russian media» in the United States. About it reports a press-service of the Kremlin.

«The attack on our media in the US is an attack on freedom of speech, without any doubt. We are disappointed, as they say in such cases. The answer is we will have some articulate, and it will be mirrored. Media give information, interpret it and Express their point of view. It is possible to argue with them, but not by closing or creating conditions that are impossible to conduct direct professional activities and by presenting his point of view, bringing your information to the audience. No, went the way of the actual closing. The response will be adequate, mirror,» – said Putin.

The U.S. justice Department ordered the RT register in the registry of foreign agents. 9 Nov editor-in-chief of TV channel Margarita Simonyan said that Russia Today «to submit» requirement of the U.S. Department of justice.

As noted by Yahoo News, register as a foreign agent does not mean the termination of broadcasting of RT in the US. Changed the scheme of filing financial reports of the branch, and produced his program should be labeled as propaganda of a foreign government.

October 1, Simonyan said that because of pressure from the authorities, the Russia Today TV channel might stop broadcasting in the United States.

The speaker of the foreign Ministry of Russia Maria Zakharova said that the Agency plans to retaliate against us media working in Russia, if the US will continue pressure on Russian TV channel Russia Today.

RBC, citing a source in the Federation Council said that Russia may restrict the activities of CNN, «voice of America» and «Radio Liberty».




Putin said that Russia is preparing a «mirror response» because of the «actual closing» in the United States channel RT and Sputnik Agency 12.11.2017

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