The United States can increase funding, «voice of America» and «Radio liberty» in Russia and Ukraine

Commission of the United States of America USCIRF dealing with issues of religious freedom worldwide, issued a document stating that on the territory of post-Soviet countries it is necessary to increase the volume of broadcasting some of the American media. In particular, we are talking about such countries as Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. As for the media, it is — «Voice of America» and «Radio liberty». The text material were presented to the members of the editorial Board of the FAN.

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In the text of the document States that independent authority of the U.S. government, which USCIRF is concerned about the respect for universal rights of freedom of religion and belief in the above mentioned countries. In the Commission’s view, the prohibition in Russia of organizations like the Jehovah’s witnesses, is the oppression of freedom of religion. After the monitoring USCIRF experts of the organization came to the conclusion that the United States government should contribute to the dissemination of ideas of religious freedom. In particular, the Commission recommends increasing funding for services such media as the «Voice of America» (VOA) and «Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty» (RFE/RL)» on the territory of Russia and Ukraine, as well as radio Azattyk.

As you know, «Voice of America» and «Radio Liberty» was made by the Russian authorities to the list of media who are registered as foreign agents.



The United States can increase funding, «voice of America» and «Radio liberty» in Russia and Ukraine 07.12.2017

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