Moscow to Continue Efforts to Protect Russian-Language Media, Foreign Minister Lavrov Says

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia will work to elicit a response from worldwide organisations relating to the measures towards Sputnik and Baltnews media shops in Latvia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated Monday.

He additionally burdened that Moscow will help Sputnik Latvia, stressing that individuals in any nation have a proper to different sources of data.

Russian-speaking Latvian reporters who labored with Baltnews and Sputnik Latvia had their residences searched and had been prohibited from leaving the nation on suspicion of breaching EU sanctions, as they’re linked to the Rossiya Segodnya information company.

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Moscow slammed Riga’s actions as a violation of the liberty of the press. The Russian Foreign Ministry additionally burdened that EU sanctions had been particular person and anxious solely Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency chief Dmitry Kiselev.


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