The lower house of the Russian parliament has ordered a probe into whether Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s Russian Service, and CNN are in compliance with Russian laws.
The move by the State Duma on March 17 comes just days after U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (Democrat-New Hampshire) introduced a bill that would empower the Justice Department to investigate possible violations of the Foreign Agents Registration Act by RT, the state-backed Russian TV channel.
The U.S. Sena...
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