Media: the US RIA require Global to register as inherent

The company produces content for news platforms Sputnik

The US-based Russian company RIA Global LLC must register in the U.S. as a foreign agent.

This was announced Wednesday its partner, the media company Sputnik with reference to the letter of the Ministry of justice.

RIA Global company engaged in the production of content for news platforms Sputnik. It employs American journalists, and she was in the country, Sputnik reported.

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin in December signed a law that allows authorities to assign foreign media status of “foreign agents” in response to the actions of the United States, which Moscow sees unacceptable pressure on Russian media.