Moscow will respond to a mirror, if the United States will maintain measures against the Russian media

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WASHINGTON, January 17. /TASS/. Moscow intends to meet the mirror, if the United States continues to apply restrictive measures against the Russian press. This is stated in a statement on Wednesday statement, the Russian Embassy in the United States.

“If restrictive measures against the press will continue, we will reply mirror. Always will be, whatever sanctions we do not threatened”, – said in the text released on the official website of the Embassy in Facebook.

“The other day – January 13 – Russian journalists celebrated their professional holiday. In the U.S. this event for them was overshadowed by another decision of the authorities be forced to register as a foreign agent, another organization which serves the Russian media. We see this as the failure of the West to fair competition in the information field. The desire to deprive citizens of access to alternative opinion, the rejection of the proclaimed freedoms,” the statement said.