The Ministry of communications wants to fine media for a foreign article


The Russian media must obtain special permission to use content from foreign periodicals.

The relevant draft law prepared by the Ministry of communications and mass communications of the Russian Federation.

The document proposes to amend the Code of administrative offences regarding the imposition of liability for unauthorized distribution in the country of foreign articles and materials.

The implementation of this initiative will not require additional expenditures from the Federal budget.

In addition, it complies with the provisions of the Treaty on the Eurasian economic Union and other international treaties.

Earlier, the head of the Ministry Nikolai Nikiforov explained the term “Internet freedom”.