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‘Condolences to journalists’: RT editor-in-chief on Russia’s mirror-response bill on foreign media

Published time: 15 Nov, 2017 13:33 Edited time: 15 Nov, 2017 13:40 RT’s editor-in-chief has offered her condolences to all journalists caught up in “Washington’s political games” following the recent foreign-agent bill approved by Russian MPs in a ‘mirror response’ to US measures. “My sincerest condolences to all journalists at all media organizations – Russian and foreign alike – who ...

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‘Revision of WWII’: Russian Communist MP blasts Ukraine veterans bill

Published time: 15 Nov, 2017 11:14 A senior Russian Communist Party lawmaker has called Ukraine’s decision not to use the term ‘Great Patriotic War’ in the latest version of a veterans bill “an act of rudeness” and the first step to equating Nazi collaborators with real war heroes. “This is an incredibly rude decision that seeks to create a legislative ...

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Russian MPs pass foreign agent bill for media in ‘mirror response’ to US

Russian State Duma on Wednesday passed in the third and final reading the bill require mass-media outlets operating in the country but funded from abroad to register as foreign agents. The motion was prepared by State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin and the heads of all four parliamentary caucuses. It was drafted as a suite of amendments to the bill, allowing ...

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Duma gives second nod to retaliatory bill requiring media outlets to register as foreign agents

The Russian lower house of parliament has passed the second stage of a bill that would require foreign mass-media outlets operating in the country to register as foreign agents. The motion was prepared by State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin and the heads of all four parliamentary caucuses. It was drafted as a suite of amendments to the bill, allowing for ...

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No doubt Brexit is happening: May issues leave date, time, and stark warning for bill blockers

British Prime Minister Theresa May has set out the specific hour that the UK will leave the European Union, giving a clear warning to Tory rebels with any plans to block the Brexit bill: shape up or ship out. “The government has this week published a cross-party backed amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill which puts on the face of ...

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US defense bill targets Moscow-linked TV content amid crackdown on Russian media

Moscow has vowed to impose tit-for-tat restrictions on US media if a defense bill currently being considered by Washington is adopted. As part of the bill, US lawmakers have been pushing to impede the work of TV networks allegedly linked to Kremlin. On Wednesday, House and Senate lawmakers agreed on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the Fiscal Year ...

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US defense bill authorizes development of ‘INF treaty-compliant’ mid-range missile

US lawmakers have agreed to allocate $ 58 million for research and development of a ground-launched, intermediate-range missile system, which they claim would not be in violation of the crucial 1987 INF treaty with Russia which prohibits such weapons. On Wednesday, House and Senate negotiators authorized the nearly $ 700 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the Fiscal Year ...

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Michigan bill would put guns in schools, churches & daycare centers

In the wake of the recent mass shootings in Texas and Nevada, state lawmakers in Michigan are about to vote on legislation that would allow gun owners to carry concealed weapons in gun-free zones. On Tuesday, the Michigan Senate Committee on Government Operations voted 3-2, along party lines, to send Senate Bills 584-586 to the state Senate floor. The bills ...

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‘War against memory’: Russian ambassador denounces Polish bill targeting WWII sites

Russian Ambassador to Poland Sergey Andreyev has said that the possible removal of Red-Army monuments in Poland would hurt the feelings of the Russian people, and complained that Polish politicians and officials had complicated dialogue on the issue. In an interview with RT, Andreyev said that monuments erected on burial sites and private land were excluded from the law banning ...

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Israel puts bill to ‘ensure Jewish majority’ in Jerusalem on hold to ‘coordinate with US’

Published time: 29 Oct, 2017 14:01 An Israeli bill that would make several Jewish settlements part of the city of Jerusalem, solidifying a Jewish majority, has been put on pause by the government due to pressure from the US, local media report. The controversial bill has been in discussion since last year. It would establish a ‘Greater Jerusalem’ by designating ...

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