Double standards: the Federation Council responded to the criticism of the media law-registered as a foreign agent

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The head of the Federation Council Commission on information policy Alexei Pushkov commented on the widespread criticism in the West media law-registered as a foreign agent and called the situation a «double standards». He wrote about this in his Twitter.

«Double standards through the roof: U.S. announces media registered as a foreign agent is normal, and in Russia — no; Kosovo can secede, Crimea should not, etc.,» wrote the Senator.

Yesterday the President of Russia signed the law on the status of a foreign agent to the media. The registered as a foreign agent can be recognized as media that receive funding from foreign States or organizations. The law was a response to the actions of the US which try to complicate the work of the RT, forcing him to register as a foreign agent.

The official representative of the head of EU diplomacy Maya Kosyanchich considered that the law on mass media-registered as foreign agents contrary to the «obligations of Russia in sphere of protection of human rights» and represents «an attempt to reduce the space for independent voices in Russia.» And Director of the American Board of governors on matters broadcasting John Lansing said the new media law-registered as a foreign agent is not mirrored response «principle of reciprocity» to limit Washington’s work RT and Sputnik in the United States.

The Federation Council has previously stated that «it is not necessary to wear glasses» to see «mirror» in response. «They were frightened, began to poison people in different ways, using the law of 1938, when television and, in fact, was not. And now they do not see the mirror effect», — said the Head of the Federation Council Commission for the protection of state sovereignty Andrey Klimov in an interview with RT.

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