In Russia, «Voice of America» and «Radio Liberty» declared foreign agents

In Russia, «Voice of America» and «Radio Liberty» declared foreign agents

The Ministry of justice of Russia declared the media «Voice of America» and «Radio Liberty» foreign agents. About it reports Associated Press.

This solution can lead to the fact that these accredited media journalists will lose access to Russian government and regional Duma.

In Russia, «Voice of America» and «Radio Liberty» declared foreign agents

In addition, the list of foreign agents were projects of the Russian service of Radio Liberty «Pictograph» and «Siberia.Realities», the channel «Real time», the Tatar-Bashkir service of Radio Liberty (AzatliqRadiosi), media projects «Idel.Realities», «The Caucasus.Reality» and «Crimea.Realities».

We will remind, earlier Russian officials stated that this is a response to a similar step of America, declared a foreign agent channel RT.

It was after that President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed the bill, allowing to recognize the international mass media foreign agents.

As noted by the President of the Corporation, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Thomas Kent, all constraints that follow this step of the Russian authorities, is still unknown. «We continue to work, providing reliable and objective information to our Russian-speaking audience,» said Kent.

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