RIA: Russian parliament to discuss ban on access for US media

By REUTERS
December 1, 2017 12:08
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MOSCOW - Russian lawmakers are to discuss a proposal to bar representatives of US media organizations from accessing the lower house of parliament, RIA news agency quoted the chair of one of the chamber's committees as saying.

Olga Savastyanova, who chairs the chamber's rules and regulations committee, said the step would be retaliation for US actions toward Russian media, the agency reported.

Savastyanova said the lower house will consider the measure next week, according to RIA.


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