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Broadcaster To Cease Some Russian Radio Programming

U.S.-funded media outlet Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty says it will stop medium-wave radio broadcasting while continuing its online service later this year, to comply with a new Russian law. Senior official Julia Ragona said Saturday that the organization is making the change November 10, when a new Russian law takes effect. The new law will ban radio broadcasting in Russia by companies that are more than 48 percent owned by foreign individuals or legal entities.

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