MOSCOW, October 31. /TASS/. Google has proven that the TV channel Russia Today (RT) does not abuse the use of advertising on online platforms, including during last year’s presidential election campaign in the United States. This was stated on Tuesday the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov.
“You know, I prefer to confine the reaction to the Google – said the head of the Russian depodesta, when asked to comment on the intervention of the Russian media. Not heard of Google, we were accused of it.”
“The accusations against Russia were put forward, so that Google has confirmed or denied this information, and the company denied it – said Lavrov. – Just today I got a message which says that neither RT nor any other Russian structure is not abused by Google, including Youtube, including during the campaign for elections of the President of the United States.”
According to him, in two accounts of the TV channel RT was posted a few ads, which are paid slightly less than $5 thousand “Scary amount of the American presidential campaign,” – ironically the Minister added.
“Moreover, none of these ads were not discovered anything that would indicate the focus of these materials on any political or geographical group with some illegitimate purpose”, – said Lavrov.