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Provider MHZ Networks, broadcasting TV channel RT in Washington, it was removed from the network broadcast. This was announced by the chief editor of RT Margarita Simonyan in his Facebook.
“Provider company, which broadcast our live in Washington, kicked us out of the broadcasting network. Because of our status of “inherent,” Yes. How would say the former speaker of the state Department, “welcome to exercise in transparency and democracy, she wrote.
Simonyan promised that RT will continue broadcasting in Washington on other platforms.
In turn, Bloomberg revealed that the termination of the broadcast is not linked with the status of “inherent” channel and frequency auction in addition to the RT, over the air, digital stations WNVT and WNVC will take about ten foreign TV channels.
At the end of November 2017, it became known that the Executive Committee of correspondents, radio and television in the U.S. Congress has deprived of accreditation of journalists of Russia Today. In the middle of the month the channel was recognized in the USA as a foreign agent.
In response, the state Duma adopted a law that equates the media to ieagent in that case, if it receives funding from abroad.
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