All Posts Tagged With: "South Park"

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Russian Media Spin Roundup: July 9th

Coverage of the Russian media: TV channel cuts Putin character from South Park Broadcast. Russia Today waxes on the “mystery” of the Russian opposition. Russian deputy reinterprets Obama’s words on Georgia. Imagined agreement over oil prices at the G8 summit.

Jul 9, 2009 | Continued
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Russian Channel Bows to Pressure and Cuts Cartoons

The Russian 2×2 television channel has bowed to state pressure, and will pull 12 animated series from its lineup as it awaits a court decision. The offending cartoons include the Simpsons, Family Guy and South Park.

Sep 19, 2008 | Continued
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Killing Kenny is Extremist – Russia Tries to Ban ‘South Park’

Moscow prosecutors have decided that ‘South Park,’ a popular satirical cartoon, is extremist, and have petitioned a Moscow court to ban the program. The country’s General Prosecutor’s office has also deemed that 12 other cartoon shows, including the ‘Simpsons’, have broken a law on protecting children.

Sep 8, 2008 | Continued