EC: Lithuanian move to ban RTR Planeta broadcast in line with EU law

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The Lithuanian decision to ban broadcasts of the Russian television channel RTR Planeta for instigation of hatred is not in violation of the European Union's (EU) law, the European Commission said on Friday.
Vladimir Putin on TV
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