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BREAKING: Russian news agency RT now under scrutiny as foreign agent

https://www.yahoo.com/news/russian-news-agency-rt-now-scruti...
Jewish man using appeal to emotion to deceive you
  09/11/17
To be fair, they are a propaganda agent. They take orders f...
Jared The Galleria of Jewry
  09/11/17
ed
HoldUpHoldUpWhat
  09/11/17
Tomayto tomahto i guess
Jared The Galleria of Jewry
  09/11/17
I own the ARE trademark, bro.
ARE Reptile
  09/11/17
*falls for the Jewish mainstream media* *gets tricked int...
Jewish man using appeal to emotion to deceive you
  09/11/17
You sound poor and unhinged tbh
Jared The Galleria of Jewry
  09/11/17
(Ari Cohen, Mortgage Banker)
Jewish man using appeal to emotion to deceive you
  09/11/17
I said RT is a propaganda agent and you wrote like 10 lines ...
Jared The Galleria of Jewry
  09/11/17
RT is no more and no less propaganda than CNN or Fox. Putini...
ARE Reptile
  09/11/17
you dont get it do you? try and figure it out, sparky
Jewish man using appeal to emotion to deceive you
  09/11/17
LJL at Yankee "free speech."
ARE Reptile
  09/11/17
You're not entitled to it.
President WMTP
  09/11/17
We don't believe in it. We believe in the shield and the swo...
ARE Reptile
  09/11/17
Good. Fuck those motherfuckers. Fucking sneaky ass crooked R...
President WMTP
  09/11/17
This should have happened a decade ago.
CharlesXII Brown
  09/11/17
Labeling RT a foreign agent just means we kick out Yankee jo...
ARE Reptile
  09/11/17
is "we" the compliance department?
CharlesXII Brown
  09/11/17
Of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, sure.
ARE Reptile
  09/11/17
...
The Meanest Bannon
  09/11/17
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ChuckXII
  09/11/17
OH SUCH SENSIBLE PRIORITIES
HoldUpHoldUpWhat
  09/11/17
If it's ok to kick RT out of the US, everyone else should ki...
ChuckXII
  09/11/17
Exactly what will happen. Putin would love the excuse.
ARE Reptile
  09/11/17
I'm ok with this
CharlesXII Brown
  09/11/17
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The 12th draft of the master purchase agreement
  09/11/17
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crypto king
  09/11/17
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korean guy named "Keith Moon"
  09/12/17
That's why this is an awful idea.
The Meanest Bannon
  09/11/17
I watch RT sometimes just for the lols because they are so i...
twentynine
  09/12/17
Yeah, the thing about RT is that their lean is pretty obviou...
The Meanest Bannon
  09/12/17
Good. Now let's force the same on the failing (((nytimes))) ...
gibberish
  09/12/17


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Date: September 11th, 2017 8:56 PM
Author: Jewish man using appeal to emotion to deceive you

https://www.yahoo.com/news/russian-news-agency-rt-now-scrutiny-foreign-agent-234326460.html

WASHINGTON — RT, the Russian government television network, disclosedMonday that one of its U.S. affiliates has been notified by the Justice Department that it must register as a foreign agent that is disseminating propaganda in the United States.

The statement issued by RT’s editor in chief Margarita Simonyan in Moscow is the strongest sign yet the Justice Department may be moving to crack down on the operations of RT and another Russian news agency, Sputnik, by forcing them to register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act — a World War II-era law that requires foreign principals that are seeking to influence U.S. public opinion to disclose their full activities and sources of funding.

“The company that supplies all services for RT America channel, including TV production and operations, in the U.S., has received a letter from the U.S. Department of Justice, claiming that the company is obligated to register under FARA due to the work it does for RT,” Simonyan said in a statement that was posted on RT’s website.

RT did not respond to a request for comment from Yahoo News. A Justice Department spokesman declined comment. But the disclosure by RT came the same day Yahoo News reported that the FBI has obtained thousands of internal Sputnik emails as part of an investigation into whether that news agency, which is technically separate from RT, must also register under FARA.

Both RT and Sputnik are operated by companies that are funded by the Russian government and were identified in a U.S. intelligence report in January as being arms of Russia’s “state-run propaganda machine” that served as a “platform for Kremlin messaging to Russian and international audiences.” As an example, the report said, Sputnik and RT “consistently cast President-elect Trump as the target of unfair coverage from traditional U.S. media outlets that they claimed were subservient to a corrupt political establishment.”

The Justice Department action was quickly applauded by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., a chief sponsor of a bill in Congress to strengthen Justice Department enforcement of FARA in order to curb Russian propaganda in the United States. Saying she was “very encouraged” by the FBI’s inquiry, Shaheen added: “We can’t allow foreign agents, particularly those working on behalf of our adversaries, to skirt our laws,” said Shaheen. “Every new revelation about Russia’s use of propaganda to influence the 2016 election further highlights the need for the federal government to bolster its enforcement of FARA.”

But Simonyan, the RT editor who formerly served on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s campaign staff, strongly hinted that any Justice Department actions could have repercussions for the U.S. news organizations that operate in Moscow.

“I wonder how U.S. media outlets, which have no problems while working in Moscow, and that are not required to register as foreign agents, will treat this initiative,” she said. She also blasted the Justice Department’s action as part of a “war” against freedom of the press and journalists. “Those who invented [freedom of speech] have buried it,” she said.

There is an exemption in FARA for news organizations and media outlets. Foreign media outlets in this country have rarely registered under the law. The DOJ use of FARA to crack down on RT and Sputnik could have major implications for state-owned outlets from other countries. If the Russian news organizations were required to register, they would not be banned. However, they would be required to file reports about their content and finances. Executives could face criminal charges if they willfully failed to register.

In January, the U.S. intelligence community released a report that concluded both RT and Sputnik were instrumental in a Russian campaign to influence last year’s presidential election by boosting then candidate Donald Trump and attacking his rival, Hillary Clinton. That allegation has increased calls for the government to use FARA to constrain the Russian outlets. However, some experts speculate going after Russia’s American media presence could play into the Kremlin’s hand by hurting America’s reputation as a haven for a free press. U.S.-backed news outlets in Russia have faced government pressure, but both Sputnik and RT have extensively covered other countries’ attempts to regulate them.

The RT statement did not disclose the identity of the U.S. company that received the letter from the Justice Department. But a report released last week by the Atlantic Council, a Washington think tank, entitled “Agent of Influence: Should Russia’s RT Register as a Foreign Agent,” states that RT contracts with two District of Columbia registered entities — RTTV America and RTTV Studios — that produce video content, tape shows, and provide crew services and studio facilities for RT. Both U.S. entities, whose offices are located in RT’s Washington bureau, are owned and controlled by Russian businssman Alex Yazlovsky, who is a dual U.S. and Russian citizen, according to the report. A former RT staffer told Yahoo a news that RTTV America handled much of the production and operations for the channel.



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189020)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:14 PM
Author: Jared The Galleria of Jewry

To be fair, they are a propaganda agent. They take orders from Russia on certain topics to avoid and are encouraged to do pieces highlighting the decline of america

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189113)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:16 PM
Author: HoldUpHoldUpWhat

ed

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189117)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:20 PM
Author: Jared The Galleria of Jewry

Tomayto tomahto i guess

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189147)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:30 PM
Author: ARE Reptile

I own the ARE trademark, bro.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189217)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:22 PM
Author: Jewish man using appeal to emotion to deceive you

*falls for the Jewish mainstream media*

*gets tricked into giving billions of taxpayer money to israel*

*gets tricked into waging wars in the middle east on behalf of israel, sacrificing thousands of american lives*

*gets tricked into voting for immorality like tranny rights, gay marriage, interracial marriage between whites and blacks*

*gets tricked into spending paycheck after paycheck on materialistic crap*

*gets tricked into getting loans for mortgage, cars, college degrees*

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189157)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:22 PM
Author: Jared The Galleria of Jewry

You sound poor and unhinged tbh

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189167)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:24 PM
Author: Jewish man using appeal to emotion to deceive you

(Ari Cohen, Mortgage Banker)

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189179)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:31 PM
Author: Jared The Galleria of Jewry

I said RT is a propaganda agent and you wrote like 10 lines of unhinged, unrelated shit

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189226)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:33 PM
Author: ARE Reptile

RT is no more and no less propaganda than CNN or Fox. Putinism is no less and no more an ideology than your left and your right though it will bury both.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189239)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:33 PM
Author: Jewish man using appeal to emotion to deceive you

you dont get it do you? try and figure it out, sparky

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189242)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:22 PM
Author: ARE Reptile

LJL at Yankee "free speech."

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189165)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:24 PM
Author: President WMTP

You're not entitled to it.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189180)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:27 PM
Author: ARE Reptile

We don't believe in it. We believe in the shield and the sword and that's about it.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189202)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:23 PM
Author: President WMTP

Good. Fuck those motherfuckers. Fucking sneaky ass crooked Russians.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189176)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:27 PM
Author: CharlesXII Brown (@realcharliebrown)

This should have happened a decade ago.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189201)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:28 PM
Author: ARE Reptile

Labeling RT a foreign agent just means we kick out Yankee journalists from holy Soviet lands where they should be enslaved and not allowed to talk.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189210)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:30 PM
Author: CharlesXII Brown (@realcharliebrown)

is "we" the compliance department?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189223)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:31 PM
Author: ARE Reptile

Of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, sure.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189230)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 10:17 PM
Author: The Meanest Bannon



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189499)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 10:45 PM
Author: ChuckXII (ggtp)



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189693)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:32 PM
Author: HoldUpHoldUpWhat

OH SUCH SENSIBLE PRIORITIES

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189234)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:32 PM
Author: ChuckXII (ggtp)

If it's ok to kick RT out of the US, everyone else should kick CNN out of their country.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189237)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:33 PM
Author: ARE Reptile

Exactly what will happen. Putin would love the excuse.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189244)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 9:50 PM
Author: CharlesXII Brown (@realcharliebrown)

I'm ok with this

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189329)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 10:19 PM
Author: The 12th draft of the master purchase agreement



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189512)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 11:22 PM
Author: crypto king



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189977)



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Date: September 12th, 2017 12:13 AM
Author: korean guy named "Keith Moon"



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34190289)



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Date: September 11th, 2017 10:18 PM
Author: The Meanest Bannon

That's why this is an awful idea.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34189505)



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Date: September 12th, 2017 6:48 PM
Author: twentynine (hyperintelligent cute sexkittenish chick)

I watch RT sometimes just for the lols because they are so insanely pro-Putin its funny.

When they are covering a neutral topic they aren't a bad news station.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34195711)



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Date: September 12th, 2017 7:06 PM
Author: The Meanest Bannon

Yeah, the thing about RT is that their lean is pretty obvious so you can filter accordingly. They still have surprisingly good stuff to the extent that I wonder why CNN can't pull that off.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34195855)



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Date: September 12th, 2017 7:08 PM
Author: gibberish

Good. Now let's force the same on the failing (((nytimes))) and their ilk

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=3728830&forum_id=2#34195877)