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Russia's RT America registers as 'foreign agent' in U.S.
Nov 13th, 2017 at 4:46pm
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Russia's RT America registers as 'foreign agent' in U.S.

The Kremlin-backed television station RT America registered Monday with the U.S. Department of Justice as a “foreign agent” in the United States, the outlet’s editor in chief said and the Department of Justice confirmed later in the day.

U.S. intelligence agencies said in a report in January that the television station, which broadcasts on cable in the United States, is “Russia’s state-run propaganda machine” and that it contributed to the Kremlin’s campaign to interfere with last year’s presidential election in favor of Republican Party candidate Donald Trump.

After that report, the Department of Justice insisted that RT America comply with registration requirements under the Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA). Under the act, RT will be required to disclose financial information.

Moscow has repeatedly denied the allegations of election meddling and said it views the actions against RT as an unfriendly act.

But RT’s editor in chief, Margarita Simonyan, said on Monday that it would comply with the demand in order to avoid further legal action by the U.S. government.

“Between a criminal case and registration, we chose the latter. We congratulate American freedom of speech and all those who still believe in it,” Simonyan said on Twitter.


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Reply #1 - Nov 13th, 2017 at 4:47pm
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We congratulate American freedom of speech and all those who still believe in it,” Simonyan said on Twitter.

Translated:
We congratulate American freedom of speech and all those who still believe in it (which isn't RT or our masters in the Kremlin),” Simonyan said on Twitter.
  

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NorthKoreanFrogmanInvasion(!!), aka ReeweeWittoBwain:   THE POPE wrote on Nov 15th, 2017 at 9:32am:
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" The few will always act like the few.

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Reply #3 - Nov 13th, 2017 at 5:06pm
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A Wally in Winter wrote on Nov 13th, 2017 at 5:00pm:

Ok, you were faster than me.
  

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Reply #4 - Nov 13th, 2017 at 5:11pm
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Vypr wrote on Nov 13th, 2017 at 5:06pm:
Ok, you were faster than me.

first post of the day, this morning.... lots of reads no comments...it was early.  Smiley
  

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