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Russia Slams Marvel Comics As Propaganda Of Violence

Posted at 9:36AM Saturday 12 Jul 2014

A Russian state company that distributes comic and graphic novels of Marvel has asked a federal media watchdog to investigate Marvel for denigrating Soviet symbols and amounting to "propaganda of a cult of violence."

Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor has agreed to investigate the books and is considering giving the publisher an official warning, two of which within a year is grounds for revocation of its license, the Ekho Moskvy news outlet reported.

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