The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova did not rule out a response from Moscow, if the United States will continue to exert pressure on the Russian media operating in the country.
“People need to understand, if they create conditions in which journalists will be physically threatened, physically if they feel threatened by their activities, of course, the response will follow. Not our choice”, — said the representative of the Ministry of foreign Affairs in interview to the program “Sunday evening with the RT. According to Zakharova, in the case that the pressure on channel continues, his staff and “the whole system should work on the production of information, and maintenance requirements of us intelligence”.
In early September, the U.S. justice Department ordered the company that serves the TV channel RT America in USA, register as a foreign agent.