Russian state censor suspects BBC in promoting terrorist ideology

Russian state censor suspects BBC in promoting terrorist ideology

On the website of the Russian BBC, extremism was found in the quotations of the IS leader.

The Russian Service of BBC is checked for violations of the Russian anti-extremist legislation due to quotations of the IS (banned in Russia and recognized as a terrorist organization) leader Al-Baghdadi, Roskomnadzor reports.

“At the moment, materials that broadcast the ideological attitudes of international terrorist organizations (quotes from terrorist Al-Baghdadi) have been revealed,” the agency said.

On January 9, Roskomnadzor sent British television LLC a request to provisde documents confirming compliance with the media law on the restriction of direct or indirect control of the Russian media by foreign organizations. Then, the company's TV and radio programs will be checked.

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