Valery LEBOVKA, “FACTS”
The national Council for electronic media of Latvia on 30 June banned broadcasting in the country’s seven television channels, Russian state group RT. The decision of the Council explained that these channels are under the control and sole supervision of the Russian propagandist Dmitry Kiselev, who received for their false “pearls” on air nickname is “pathological liar”.
It is clarified that prohibited the broadcast of such channels under the EU sanctions Kiseleva, RT, RT HD, RT Arabic, RT Spanish, RT Documentary HD, RT Documentary, RT TV, writes “Crimea.Realities”.
They are, according to special services of Latvia are the most influential channels of the Kremlin propaganda in the West.
“Such programs have no place neither in Latvia, nor in the European Union”, — said the Chairman of the Council Ivars Abolins and urged other EU countries to ban the broadcasting of RT in its territory.
The press service of the RT stated that the security services and the national Council of Latvia “will finally be able to protect all Arabic-speaking and Spanish-speaking population of the country from “the most influential Russian propaganda channel” — RT”.
We will remind that Dmitry Kiselev is the Director General of MIA “Russia today”. The main direction — the Russian news and propaganda of the Russian agenda for other countries. The media holding unites TV channels, among which RT, previously known as Russia Today, radio and the Internet-editions: the Agency Sputnik news Agency “Prime”, as well as the project of the new York times.ru.
The newspaper reminds that “Russia today” is in the top 10 grantees for three years (from 2018 to 2020), it received 20.4 billion rubles.
Earlier, the “FACTS” wrote that last year Dmitry Kiselev threatened U.S. nuclear strike, which ran into a wave of ridicule from their compatriots.