Lithuania slaps 3-month ban on Russian TV station for broadcasting 'war propaganda'

April 8, 2015 4:00 PM

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VILNIUS, Lithuania – Lithuania's broadcasting regulator has banned a Russian TV station for three months, saying it continues to air Kremlin "propaganda" despite repeated warnings.

The Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania said RTR Planeta, which is owned by Russian state broadcaster, had violated a law that "prohibits war propaganda, hatred and inciting discord."

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