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

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia will work to elicit a reaction from international organisations regarding the measures against Sputnik and Baltnews media outlets in Latvia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.

He also stressed that Moscow will support Sputnik Latvia, stressing that people in any country have a right to alternative sources of information.

Russian-speaking Latvian reporters who worked with Baltnews and Sputnik Latvia had their apartments searched and were prohibited from leaving the country on suspicion of breaching EU sanctions, as they are linked to the Rossiya Segodnya news agency.

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

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Moscow slammed Riga’s actions as a violation of the freedom of the press. The Russian Foreign Ministry also stressed that EU sanctions were individual and concerned only Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency chief Dmitry Kiselev.

Sourse: sputniknews.com

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

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