The Russian state Duma instructed to check the operation of “Radio Liberty”, CNN and “voice of America”

Госдума России поручила проверить работу "Радио Свободы", CNN и "Голоса Америки"

The state Duma of the Russian Federation

The Russian state Duma instructed the Committee on information policy to check the activities of the American media – “Radio Freedom”, CNN and “voice of America”. About it reports “Russian Service of BBC”.

Thus, the deputies responded to the bill Jeanne Shaheen, a member of the democratic minority in the U.S. Senate, according to which the Ministry of justice to be given additional powers to check Russian broadcaster RT in compliance with the American legislation on foreign agents.

According to Politico, the chances that the bill will be passed, is small, but it can be seen as a new attempt of the Democrats to check the version of Russian interference in presidential elections in the United States

“Given that persecution on the basis of specially adopted a repressive legal act may cause damage not only to the business reputation of Russian television and the Russian Federation as a whole, I consider it necessary to take proactive counter measures,” – said the author of the instructions of Konstantin Zatulin.

As reported, Britain blocked all the accounts of the TV channel Russia Today.

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