Vladimir Putin fires back: ‘Close down RT, and we will close down CNN’

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Russia’s response is firm and clear, threaten RT and we will crack down on CNN’s operations in Russia…an outlet which the regulator says is “violating Russian media law.”

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via Vladimir Putin fires back: ‘Close down RT, and we will close down CNN’

Maria Zakharova said any move made against Russian media working in US “will get a tit-for-tat response”.

 

Russia’s communications regulator has responded to the US “RT witch-hunt” unfolding in Congress, after US Senator Mark Warner hinted that RT’s Twitter advertising poses a threat to America’s “democratic institutions”.

Russia’s response is firm and clear, threaten RT and we will crack down on CNN’s operations in Russia…an outlet which the regulator says is “violating Russian media law.”

Reuters reports…

Russia’s communications regulator on Friday accused U.S. TV channel CNN International of violating Russian media law and said it had summoned the broadcaster’s representatives in connection with the matter.

The Russian foreign ministry accused Washington on Thursday of putting unwarranted pressure on the U.S operations of Kremlin-backed media outlet…

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4 thoughts on “Vladimir Putin fires back: ‘Close down RT, and we will close down CNN’

  1. Joanne, I think this is the first time in several decades since any country has stood up to America’s arbitrary abuse of power. I think the beltway folk are having a hard time adjusting to it.

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