East StratCom disinformation claim:
Russian media is being discriminated in the Baltic states as the freedom of speech is restricted.
Documentation for claim
published by Versijos | Kitokios naujienos
Period/date: 28. December 2016
The Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania suspended broadcasting of RTR Planeta for 3 months since they were found guilty of instigating war and national hatred, violating directive 2010/13/EU http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2010:095:0001:0024:en:PDF at least twice during a 12 month period.http://www.rtk.lt/content/uploads/2016/11/ks-200-2016.pdf. That has nothing to do with “freedom of speech”.
Documentation for the debunk
This information is reported by East Stratcom Network in Disinformation Review issue 53. The item is located at row number 8 in the report.