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Russia awaits verdict on a new TV censorship law

As RBTH found out, a law aimed at protecting children from harmful information is not as absurd as critics claim.
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added Sep 5, 2012 14:14
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New Russian Child-Protection Law Hits TV Channels

A controversial child protection law that comes into force in Russia as of Sept.1 is to hit TV stations as they will no longer be able to air some of content previously intended for children before 11 p.m. The new law specifically targets the depiction o
Hollywood Reporter
added Sep 1, 2012 14:09
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[New York] 'Toddlers and Tiaras' shocker: 4-year-old Destiny 'smokes' a cigarette onstage

A 4-year-old beauty pageant contestant shocked the audience when she waltzed on stage — with teased hair and a leather jacket — puffing on a cigarette. “Don’t forget to smoke!” her mom urged from the sidelines.
New York Daily News
added Aug 31, 2012 17:53
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New Russian Child-Protection Law Hits TV Channels

Broadcasters are forced to make changes to their programming after new law passed.
Hollywood Reporter
added Aug 31, 2012 13:08
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[Russia] Channel Will Edit 'Simpsons' to Comply With Media Law

The head of 2x2 television, Lev Makarov, said the network would "retouch" some episodes of "The Simpsons" to meet the requirements of a new law regulating children's programming.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Aug 31, 2012 12:58
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Russian TV cartoon villain gets to keep smoking

the wolf in a classic Russian animated cartoon has skirted the indignity of falling victim to a new law. But Itchy and Scratchy aren't so lucky.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 31, 2012 12:52
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VIDEO: Blowing Smoke? Classic Russian Cartoon May Become Victim Of New Law

But just imagine Wile E. Coyote with a lit cigarette dangling from his lips. Or 10 cigarettes at the same time. That will give you an idea of the dilemma facing broadcasters in today's Russia.
Radio Free Europe
added Aug 30, 2012 14:27
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Russian cartoon wolf skirts new law that may have cut scenes where he smokes

Russian news reports this week speculated that a law on protecting children that takes effect Saturday could require extensive cutting of episodes of the cartoon "Nu Pogodi" because the villainous wolf is a heavy smoker.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 30, 2012 14:26
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Russian channel to censor 'The Simpsons'

A Russian national channel said Thursday it would censor "The Simpsons" cartoon series to comply with a new law banning scenes of violence, drinking and smoking before a late evening watershed.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 30, 2012 14:25
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[Russia] Smoking Law Could Hit Classic Cartoons

Lovers of Soviet-era cartoons were sent into a tizzy Wednesday after reports surfaced that the classic “Nu, Pogodi” and “Cheburashka” programs could be edited to remove smoking scenes.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Aug 30, 2012 10:27
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