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Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Zakharova rebuked the US authorities for blocking Russian media

Official representative Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova reproached the American authorities for blocking the Russian media. She stated this in her Telegram-channel.

So, Zakharova answered the US Ambassador John Sullivan, who spoke about freedom of the media in Russia. According to him, for many citizens, especially for the younger generation, it is important to have access to sources of information that are not controlled by the state.

In response, the representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reminded Sullivan of blocking the accounts of Russian media outlets. “Is this the ambassador of the country that demands extradition and has been persecuting Assange for many years, who published documentary evidence of US representations?” Zakharova added.

Earlier in April Roskomnadzor blocked The site of the publication “Novaya Gazeta. Europe”, which was created by the employees of Novaya Gazeta. Access to the resource was restricted on demand Prosecutor General’s Office of Russia.

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