RIA Novosti: foreign agent-media to be blocked for law violations
For the media, punitive measures will be indroduced, including blocking of the transmitting signal or sites.
For mass media that refuse to comply with the requirements of the law On Foreign Agents, punitive measures will be introduced, including blocking of the transmitting signal or sites, a source in the Federation Council told RIA Novosti.
"The system is already developed. It provides for blocking the signal," the interlocutor of the agency briefly said, adding that it was also about the transmission of information on the Internet.
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