Official representative of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Maria Zakharova held a regular weekly briefing of the Ministry in the yellow vest, joining the flash mob in support portal Sputnik Estonia.
according to RIA Novosti, this flashmob launched the Executive Director of MIA “Russia today” Kirill Vyshinsky. Symbols stock #Sputnical became yellow weight, which in English says “Got You Covered!” (“You can count on us!”) and yellow waistcoat.
the flash mob has been joined by a member of the Duma Committee on international Affairs, Yevgeny Primakov, journalist Armen Gasparyan and the head of the Commission of Public chamber of the Russian Federation on development of information community, media and mass communications Alexander Malkevich.
Previously, Sputnik Estonia received from Tallinn official letter on excitation against them criminal cases, if they are up to 1 January 2020 will not cease the employment relationship with the Agency “Russia today”.
These actions are explained by EU sanctions imposed in light of the events in the Ukraine against a number of legal entities and individuals in Russia.
Chief editor MIA “Russia today” and RT Margarita Simonyan addressed to the President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid, urging not to allow the arrest of journalists.
In turn, President of Russia Vladimir Putin informed the world community that Russia will do everything to support Sputnik when working in other States.
it is Noted that according to some, to the actions of Tallinn has the attitude of London and it will be considered for adoption in the near future symmetric measures against the British media in Russia.