Speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin has charged several committees of the lower house of the Parliament to develop a complex of measures for protection from the intervention of the American media in the internal Affairs of Russia. About it reports “Interfax” on Friday, November 10.
“Our” foreign agents ” law does not apply to media. The law of the United States plan to distribute in respect of RT and Agency Sputnik. In this regard, it would be right to our relevant committees to develop a mirror proposals that would, from our side, to take steps that protect the citizens of our country, our country from overt interference, which today launched the American media on the territory of Russia”, â€” said Volodin.
At the suggestion of assistant to coordinate the work to develop the set of responses will be Vice-speaker of the state Duma Pyotr Tolstoy.
On the eve of the armed services Committee of the U.S. Senate proposed to ban the broadcast of Russian content in the American networks.
On the same day the Russian Ministry of justice sent a notice to several American media about the possibility of including them in the list of registered as foreign agents. As reported RIA Novosti a source in government circles, due to the probable granting of the status of inherent in the United States publications RT and Sputnik.