Quelle surprise: US media to be banned from the Russian Duma


December 5 , 2017 – Fort Russ News – 

Vesti – translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

Representatives of a dozen American mass media will be banned from entering the Duma. “And which ones – let it be a surprise,” the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, stressed at a meeting of the Duma committee on control and regulations.

At the same time, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia insists on a mirrored response to the actions of the US Congress in relation to Russia Today. 

However, among the first to banned are correspondents of Radio Liberty and Voice of America, well known establishments of CIA and foreign NGo-influenced media outlets. 

In total, representatives of 23 American media are accredited in Russia; currently 117 journalists from the United States have accreditation of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

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