Rus­sia law tar­gets for­eign me­dia

The Times-Tribune - - Nation & World -

Rus­sian law­mak­ers submitted le­gal amend­ments Tues­day that would al­low the gov­ern­ment to regis­ter in­ter­na­tional me­dia out­lets as for­eign agents, a re­tal­ia­tory move to a de­mand the U.S. made to a Rus­sian TV chan­nel.

The amend­ments came af­ter the Rus­sian state­funded RT reg­is­tered with the U.S. Jus­tice Depart­ment as a for­eign agent fol­low­ing pres­sure from the U.S. gov­ern­ment.

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