A different attitude to Russian and Western media showed the double standards of Twitter and Facebook, said Friday the Russian foreign Ministry. So the Ministry commented on the introduction of American Internet giants special marking pages Russian news agencies, TV channels and Newspapers as affiliated with the state. At the same time, innovation is miraculously not affected by the Western media who get money from the government.
The Ministry says there is a violation of "key democratic principles to ensure free flow of information and unhindered access".
"This is another manifestation of a system policy "double standards" and discrimination on the grounds of the country, which are in line with the foreign policy attitudes of Washington and unfair competition American news mainstream with alternative sources of information" – noted on Smolenskaya square.