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11th Dec 2016

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Russian TV keen to employ Farage

Russian propaganda outlet RT has offered British eurosceptic MEP Nigel Farage his own TV show, British newspaper The Telegraph reports. Farage said had not agreed, adding: "I’ve appeared on RT occasionally ... They are a broadcaster with an audience. They may well have a political agenda, but you can’t ignore them.” Farage, who advocates the break up of the EU, has in the past praised Russia's authoritarian leader Vladimir Putin.

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