United States committing $23.2 mln to counter Russia's propaganda

21:00, 05 March 2015
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This year the U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors is committing $23.2 million to Russian-language programming.

United States allocating funds to counter Russia's propaganda

This was announced by U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland, the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine reported on Twitter with reference to Nuland's testimony on Ukraine before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on March 4. 


"And on Russia’s propaganda, we're working with the Broadcasting Board of Governors to ramp up efforts to counter lies with truth. This year, the BBG is committing $23.2 million to Russian-language programming, a 49 percent increase over FY14, and is requesting an additional $15.4 million for FY16," Nuland said in the testimony.

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