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Roskomnadzor to retaliate symmetrically for anti-Russia media sanctions
The Federal Supervision Service for Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) will draft legislative amendments stipulating a symmetrical response to biased attitudes toward Russian media outlets abroad.
“I believe this is the right step, but the decision is mostly half-baked. The wording implies drawing on British practices, but I believe that we need to draw on British, French, German and US practices. And our commission is ready to provide all-round support to Roskomnadzor, the specialized State Duma committee and the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media in drafting new norms and regulations because every Western state has a multitude of legal acts aimed at regulating the activities of foreign media outlets. And isn’t it high time we started following their example?
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