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Suddenly, I’m a ‘Russian Agent’!
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Suddenly, I’m a ‘Russian Agent’!
November 29, 2017

For a number of years now, I have been periodically interviewed as a source or a commentator on news programs and as an occasional panel participant on RT TV, the Russian government-funded English-language television station. For the past year, I’ve been paid a small amount for my work.

From an Open Internet, Back to the Dark Ages
November 27, 2017

Can anyone still doubt that access to a relatively free and open internet is rapidly coming to an end in the west? In China and other autocratic regimes, leaders have simply bent the internet to their will, censoring content that threatens their rule. But in the “democratic” west, it is being done differently. The state does not have to interfere directly – it outsources its dirty work to corporations.

From an Open Internet, Back to the Dark Ages
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How the West Is Adopting the Worst Practices of the Post-Maidan Ukraine
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How the West Is Adopting the Worst Practices of the Post-Maidan Ukraine
November 24, 2017

One could say that all the people mentioned in EVTT report are pretty lucky since some of them like President Trump and Professor Cohen have been called other names in the mainstream media comparing with which the “useful idiot” definition sounds like a compliment.

Attack on RT Is Another Step Towards Sovietization of American Media
November 18, 2017

This week the US Department of Justice Criminal Division forced the Russian-funded television network RT (formerly Russia Today) to register as a “foreign agent” under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).

Attack on RT Is Another Step Towards Sovietization of American Media
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Trump Acts Against Russian TV Network Though Congress Hasn’t Passed Bill to Allow Him to
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Trump Acts Against Russian TV Network Though Congress Hasn’t Passed Bill to Allow Him to
October 10, 2017

So far as is known, only RT and Russia's radio equivalent, Sputnik, have been demanded by the US Justice Department to register as “Foreign Agent.” Not BBC or Al-Jazeera.

US Cracks Down on RT Trampling Core American Values
October 2, 2017

RT America, the American arm of the state-owned Russia Today, has been notified by the Department of Justice (DOJ) that it must register as a foreign agent that is disseminating propaganda in the United States under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). Otherwise, it might face restrictions that would make it unable to continue work in the country. Passed in 1938, FARA requires those who represent the interest of foreign powers to disclose their relationship along with information about related activities and finances. The DOJ is also investigating Sputnik, another Kremlin-controlled media organization, which could also be compelled to register under FARA.

US Cracks Down on RT Trampling Core American Values
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RT Fending Off Attacks in Fight Without Rules
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RT Fending Off Attacks in Fight Without Rules
January 25, 2017

The access of RT (Russia Today), a Russian state-funded media company, to its Facebook page was partially blocked by the social network. The ban would have coincided with President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20. The pretext was a copyright complaint about an Associated Press (AP) video stream of Barack Obama's press conference on RT's Facebook page on January 18. The ban, initially set to last until January 21, was lifted on January 19. RT has a sizable Facebook presence, with 4.1 million likes…

US Congress Reforms Foreign Broadcasting: Preparing for Propaganda War
December 24, 2016

US Congress has passed an amendment to the FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to modify the United States International Broadcasting Act of 1994. The amendment would change the leadership of those broadcasts by placing the five broadcast networks under the control of a chief executive officer (CEO) – a permanent position held by an official with expanded powers who is appointed by the president and requires Senate confirmation…

US Congress Reforms Foreign Broadcasting: Preparing for Propaganda War
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