Lithuanian authorities are planning to introduce state censorship

Summary

Lithuanian authorities are planning to introduce state censorship and deprive people’s access to independent information.

Disproof

Propaganda, by definition, cannot be considered as independent information.

The National Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission proposes to block TV channels spreading propaganda on the internet and this initiative is also supported by the Lithuanian Cable Television Association (LKTA).

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 31
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 08/06/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Lithuania
  • Keywords: Censorship, Freedom of speech
  • Outlet: rubaltic.ru
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The world is making Russians feel ashamed for the liberation…

The world is making Russians feel ashamed for the liberation of Europe from the Nazis, of being Russian, of the Russian history and is trying to destroy the Russian identity.

Disproof

Other countries, including the US and the UK, also played a key role in defeating Nazism. // No evidence given. In 2010 the EU and Russia launched a Partnership for Modernisation. As stated in the Joint Declaration:"The European Union and Russia, as long-standing strategic partners in a changing multipolar world, are committed to working together to address common challenges with a balanced and result-oriented approach, based on democracy and the rule of law, both at the national and international level" (bit.ly/1p648gA), .