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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".

The Union of journalists of Russia told about the attacks by police in USA

Since the beginning of protests the US has recorded more than 500 cases of aggression on the part of law enforcement to address foreign journalists, told RIA Novosti Secretary of the Union of journalists of Russia Timur Shafir.

Previously RIA Novosti reported that Russian journalists were attacked by American police while covering protests in Portland. They filmed a report about the riots, which was besieged by the local court. The building housed the Federal law enforcement forces entered the city, despite the dissatisfaction of the local authorities. Both attacked the journalist was with the badges with the inscription "Press".

Cjr urged to consider the abolition of the ban on the pickets

The Russian Union of journalists urged to consider the abolition of the ban on the pickets, said in a statement published on the website of cjr.

On Tuesday, the head of the Russian Union of journalists Vladimir Solovyov told RIA Novosti that the Union was associated with the Central apparatus of the Ministry of interior to determine the validity of detention of journalists in the Lubyanka, who participated in rallies in support of the suspect in the treason of adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" Ivan Safronov.

Cjr sent a request to FSB for detaining Safronova

The Russian Union of journalists sent a request to FSB about is journalism detention suspected of treason ex-journalist, adviser to the head of Roscosmos Ivan Safronov, said in a statement on the website of cjr.

"Cjr also sent a request to the Director of FSB of Russia A.V. Bortnikov with a request to provide information related to whether the arrest and the criminal case against Ivan Safronov with his journalistic activities," the statement noted.

Cjr finds out the validity of the detention of journalists at Lubyanka

The Union of journalists of Russia is associated with the Central apparatus of the Ministry of interior to determine the validity of detention of journalists in the Lubyanka, who participated in rallies in support of the suspect in the treason of adviser to the head of "Roscosmos" Ivan Safronov, reported RIA Novosti head of the Russian Union of journalists Vladimir Solovyov.

"There is a concern about the detentions of journalists which is now taking place in the center of Moscow. We are associated with the Central apparatus of the interior Ministry, in order to understand how justified these detentions and what is the fate of the journalists, who were detained", - said Solovyov.

The head of the Russian Union of journalists commented on the arrest Safronova

The head of the Union of journalists of Russia (szhr) Vladimir Solovyov, commenting to RIA Novosti the arrest of a suspect in the treason of adviser to the head of Roscosmos Ivan Safronov, said that while early to make conclusions, you need to understand what exactly he is accused.

Lefortovo court of Moscow until September 6, arrested the adviser of the head of "Roscosmos" and former journalist, "Kommersant" and "Vedomosti" Ivan Safronov.

Cjr was supported by the journalist from Pskov, accused of justifying terrorism

The Union of journalists of Russia, in favour of a journalist from Pskov Svetlana Prokopieva, accused of justifying terrorism, told RIA Novosti the head of the Russian Union of journalists Vladimir Solovyov.

Earlier, the Prosecutor in the Second meeting of the Western military district court has requested for Prokopieva a sentence of six years in a General regime colony and a ban on exercising the profession for a period of four years..

Appeared video of attack on film crew Sobchak in the monastery in the Urals

In a Network there was video of the brawl, which occurred on the territory of Sredneuralskaya convent in the Sverdlovsk oblast during a visit of Ksenia Sobchak with the crew.

Published on shots it is visible that the journalist long sparred with the nuns and asked him to give her the opportunity to speak with shehurina Sergius banned from serving after allegations of "pseudorandom" COVID-19.

At cjr called unacceptable the attack on Sobchak in the monastery

The head of the Union of journalists of Russia Vladimir Solov'ev in conversation with RIA Novosti called unacceptable the attack on the crew of Ksenia Sobchak, however, noted that for journalists in such private organizations as monasteries, usually requires special permits, so the situation requires clarification.

Previously Sobchak announced that she and her crew were attacked in the monastery where she gathered the material for his investigations on chiyoumen Sergius banned from serving after saying about the "pseudopodia" coronavirus, and the beating in the monastery of children. In the diocese of RIA Novosti news Agency said earlier that the first day asked journalists not to escalate the situation, and noted that in all to understand to law enforcement. The crew Sobchak after the events in the monastery, has addressed with the statement to the police.

Cjr sent to the Ministry a list of media not supported

The Union of journalists of Russia sent to the Ministry a list of 660 media, which had not received assistance after the inclusion of industry in the list of affected because of the pandemic coronavirus, reported RIA Novosti head of the Russian Union of journalists Vladimir Solovyov.

Earlier Solovyov said that the cjr together with the National Association of broadcasters will appeal to the government to provide support to all media, regardless of official classification of their economic activity - OKVED.

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