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RT silenced in Washington DC, proving FARA crackdown not just formality

By ethan / March 30, 2018

RT programming was removed from its two broadcast frequencies in the DC area. The move proves that claims made by the US government that the channel’s registration as a foreign agent would not affect its work were false. Audiences in the Washington, DC area are no longer able to tune in to RT’s regular air […]


When FARA is not far enough: US lawmakers invent new ways to brand RT as propaganda

By ethan / March 21, 2018

US lawmakers are suggesting new ways to brand RT and Sputnik as “propaganda,” believing registration as ‘foreign agents’ is not enough. RT is already being censored by having its access to Capitol Hill denied. Concerned that Americans may be watching “foreign propaganda” (or something different than what is offered on the mainstream media menu) Representatives […]


RT America stripped of Congress credentials, while State Dept says FARA won't change its status

By ethan / November 29, 2017

The US Congress has withdrawn RT America’s accreditation on Capitol Hill, citing the company’s “foreign agent” status. That’s hours after the State Department said the US Foreign Agents Registration Act “does not restrict an organization’s ability to operate.” On Wednesday, RT America received a letter from the Congress, informing it of the decision, which was […]


Sputnik’s US partner registers as foreign agent as FARA crackdown continues

By ethan / November 18, 2017

Published time: 18 Nov, 2017 02:25 Edited time: 18 Nov, 2017 03:29 Days after RT America was forced to register as a foreign agent, Sputnik Radio’s partner Reston Translator, which distributes its programs in the US, has been registered as such by the US Justice Department to cheers in the US mainstream media. Announcing that […]

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