After the advertising ban Russian media, RT, and Sputnik in the microblogging service Twitter can be followed by reciprocal steps. This was stated by the chief editor of RT Margarita Simonyan, reports RIA Novosti.
According to Simonyan, Russia will probably have to take ‘mirror’ measures. This has already been discussed in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, and the Russian leader Vladimir Putin, she said. So, for the American media in Russia, will create limitations in the work, said Glavred RT. Thus, the Russian side may prepare retaliatory action that is likely to seriously upset the political elite of the USA.
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RT and Sputnik will work in USA as long as the us government will do it, said Simonyan on the question of what will happen to the Russian media in America. «We are not those people who give up,» she said. Also the chief editor of RT expressed the hope that began after the presidential election in the United States and is still ongoing madness on the part of Americans will stop.
Recall that Twitter has imposed a ban on advertising accounts that belong to RT and news Agency Sputnik. As specified in the microblogging service, the company has taken this decision after the work related to the investigation of the external interference in the US presidential election in 2016.
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As noted Simonyan, the initiative’s advertising campaign during the elections is coming from Twitter. However, the Russian foreign Ministry the decision is dubbed «an aggressive step», which is directed against the activities of Russian media in the United States, and vowed to retaliate.