Posted: 28 Oct 2006"President Putin excused his clampdown on international media broadcasting in Russia using a false claim that Russian broadcasters suffer similar discrimination in the West." But: "DIRECTV, a big satellite television company in the United States, offersFreeMediaOnline.org, 22 October 2006 its American subscribers four Russian television channels of entertainment, news and information for an additional charge of $29.99 per month. While U.S. law prevents foreign companies from obtaining broadcast licenses in America, U.S. regulations do not forbid licensed American stations to use Russian programs as part of a larger program offer." Ted Lipien, FreeMediaOnline.org, 22 October 2006.
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