Russia is warning the United States: Back off our media.
The country’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova issued a warning Thursday that Russia would retaliate if U.S. authorities took action against their government-funded media outlets in the U.S. RT and Sputnik. Every act, she said, will be met with a response.
“Russia is dedicated to all international statues and norms regarding the freedom of speech and proved that on many occasions,” Zakharova said at her weekly briefing. “When it comes down to a fight with no rules, when the law is twisted and turned into an instrument for the destruction of a TV company, every step against a Russian media outlet will be met with a corresponding response. And whom this response will be aimed at, that is what Washington needs to figure out well. The clock is ticking.”
Earlier this month, RT, the Russian-government funded television network …