The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has congratulated journalists of the TV channel RT and Sputnik Agency for productive work after the adoption by the European Parliament resolution on countering Russian propaganda.
The head of state expressed hope that the real constraints on the media will not follow after the adoption. He said that he expects “the triumph of common sense” (quoted by “RIA Novosti”).
In a resolution adopted by EU Parliament, argues that Moscow will introduce in the European countries “hostile propaganda”. According to the authors, information risks are RT, Sputnik Agency and the Foundation “Russian world” and the “Rossotrudnichestvo” under the Ministry of foreign Affairs. The resolution recommends that the EU do more to combat manifestations of propaganda, however, be remembered here about freedom of speech.