The constitutional Committee of the Federation Council appreciated the law on mass media-registered as a foreign agent

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Measures of media law-registered as a foreign agent against falling under its scope of media can be tightened, said the head of the Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation Andrey Klishas.

«The proposed law in its current measures until sufficient, but responses may become stronger», — he said at a session of the Federation Council.

Senators on Wednesday approved the law.

According to the head of the Committee, the members of the Federation Council recognized the need to further improve legislation in this sphere. He noted that they are also required to perform the powers of the Ministry of justice of the Russian Federation, allowing to implement fully mirror measures in relation to the Russian media.

Klishas said that the new legislation impose no restrictions on media activities in Russia.

«The law essentially codifies additional duties of such foreign media,» he explained.

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