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In cjr assessed the request to reconsider the RT license to broadcast in Britain

A letter to the British shadow Minister for culture, Ofcom to reconsider the RT license for broadcasting in the UK is an example of double standards, on the basis of purely political interest, and in the case of the implementation of the requirements to solve the situation have in the judicial field, told RIA Novosti Secretary of the Union of journalists of Russia Timur Shafir.

RT reported that British shadow Minister of culture, digital technology, sports and the media, Joe Stevens addressed to the Executive Director of the media regulator Ofcom Melanie Dawes to reconsider the question of giving RT a license to broadcast in the country. This happened after the publication of the report of the British Parliament about the "intervention" of Russia in the Affairs of Britain. The Russian foreign Ministry said that the document does not contain evidence and specific facts. Glavred RT Margarita Simonyan, commenting on the statement by Joe Stevens recalled in his Telegram channel that Ofcom is the "independent" media regulator, on which the government should not in any way affect".

YouTube has blocked a series of project RT about the coronavirus

The YouTube has blocked one of the series of the project the RT on the coronavirus because of "false information".

RT will submit a complaint on the lock.

Moscow is considering a response to oppression of Russian media in the Baltic States

The foreign Ministry will work out suggestions on the response to the limitation of the Russian media in the Baltic States, said the official representative of the guardian Maria Zakharova.

"We - I mean the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia studied the appropriate treatment and we do this in order to develop proposals for action", Zakharova said at the briefing.

The Federation Council asked the foreign Ministry to respond to the situation with RT in the Baltic States

The Federation Council will direct the appeal to the foreign Ministry with a request to respond to the situation with RT and Sputnik in the Baltic countries, said the speaker of Council of Federation Valentina Matvienko on Wednesday at a meeting of the upper house of the Russian Parliament.

So Matvienko responded to the speech of the head of the interim Commission of the Federation Council on information policy Alexei Pushkov, who said that the Commission considers it necessary to introduce personal sanctions against representatives of the authorities of the Baltic States, took the decision in RT and Sputnik.

"Reporters without borders" condemned the situation with RT and Sputnik in Latvia and Lithuania

International organization "reporters without borders" (RSF) expressed concern about the actions of Latvia and Lithuania in relation to RT and Sputnik, calling it an abuse of the sanctions policy of the EU.

"Although it is legal to protect and promote independent and reliable news coverage, RSF considers the closure as an abuse of the sanctions policy of the EU. The ban or the closure of media outlets is not part of the sanctions taken against (the General Director of MIA "Russia today" Dmitry) Kiselev," - said in a statement RSF.

In SF ask to impose sanctions against the authorities of the Baltic States for RT and Sputnik

The Federation Council urged the foreign Ministry and other Executive authorities to impose sanctions against the authorities of the Baltic countries because of the situation with RT and Sputnik.

We are talking about the leadership of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, which "grossly violated the principles of freedom of speech and dissemination of information, as well as its obligations to international organizations."

The Embassy responded to the accusations of German espionage against Russia

Embassy of Russia in Germany drew attention to the "anti-Russian passages" in the report on the work of the operatives, informed the head of the German interior Ministry, Horst Seehofer.

They added that what is happening is not conducive to the positive development of bilateral relations.

The ban on broadcasting RT: how the West has forgotten how to work against Russia

Lithuania banned on its territory the broadcast of five television channels RT.

This happened a week after a similar step was taken by the Latvian authorities. The turn — Estonia, Minister of foreign Affairs which also did not exclude the possibility of the same solution.

Simonyan responded to ban five of the RT channels in Lithuania

Editor in chief of RT and international news AGENCY "Russia today" Margarita Simonyan ironically commented on the ban of broadcasting of five TV channels of RT in Lithuania.

"Dmitry Kiselyov is irrelevant to Russia Today. Dmitry Kiselev headed the news of the MIA "Russia today". Even if Google translator is telling you that "Russia today" translates as "Russia Today", — she wrote in the Telegram channel.

In the state Duma commented on the decision of Lithuania to ban the broadcasting of RT

The desire to ban the broadcasting of the TV channel with a large audience - a sign of an undemocratic state, said RIA Novosti member of the state Duma Committee on international Affairs Elena Panina, commenting on the ban of broadcasting of TV channels of RT in Lithuania.

Earlier, the Lithuanian Commission on radio and television (LRTK) has banned the broadcast of five television channels RT in the country.

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