The State Duma reacted sharply to the British calls to limit the broadcasting of the Russian channel abroad
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Speaker of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Vyacheslav Volodin expressed the consolidated position of the Russian parliament in response to calls from senior management Great Britain limit or completely deprive the Russian TV channel RT, believing that with his help, allegedly, Moscow leads hidden propaganda.
“We proceed from the fact that there is no reason to even discuss the issue of the persecution of our Russian media in the UK. But if representatives of the UK authorities follow this path, then, of course, we will think over mirror answers. And we will do it unequivocally, ” head of the lower house of parliament .
According to Volodin, at present this issue is being studied in detail and a number of retaliatory measures are being worked out. Besides, The State Duma An official statement on this issue is being prepared, in connection with accusations from the British authorities.
Speaking in Parliament on March 13, British Prime Minister Therese May about the poisoning of former GRU officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the Salisbury , a number of British parliamentarians have issued an appeal to limit the broadcasting network of the Russian RT channel. Particularly hot head called and completely take away from the Russian media license. To which the prime minister herself stated that this issue should be discussed with representatives of all political parties in the British parliament on Wednesday, March 14.
Ex-GRU employee Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia were found on March 4 unconscious in the British Salisbury. Currently, both victims are in hospital in critical condition. On March 12, Teresa May stated that Skripal and his daughter were poisoned by the Of Russia a nerve agent called “Newbie”. However, any evidence of the British side in the involvement of Russia to what happened did not present.
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