That should flush out the American NGOs, trolls and shills out of Russian news media. As you’ve pointed out, again Russia comes out the winner as the West shoots itself in the foot with this RT witch hunt.
Two days ago ‘US govt attacked freedom of speech by forcing RT to register as foreign agent’. Till last second Russia tried to resolve the issue peacefully.
Yesterday, in a mirror response, the Russian Duma has passed the new law, which makes every news and media outlet in Russia financed from abroad directly or indirectly a foreign agent. Such foreign agent must register and file financial reports, among other things. The US news agencies with offices in Russia begged US to lay off RT for fear they would be targeted in response. (Russian MPs pass foreign agent bill for media in ‘mirror response’ to US.)
It is important to note, that as always, Russia has waited till last second with the passing of the ‘foreign agent’ law, hoping for some reason and common sense from the US. Not only that, Russian legal system had to be amended…
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