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Russian MPs worried by Simpsons

Simpsons News — Posted 05 Nov, 2005 by DisgruntledGoat

Russian MPs have given a final warning to TV stations to cut back on violent shows like the Simpsons if they want to avoid censorship.

The move came after the Simpsons was given a hard core adults-only rating and blamed for corrupting Russian schoolchildren and degrading family values.

MP Yelena Afanasyeva said: "The experts gave just the result we feared. They found the Simpsons were crammed with violent and aggressive episodes. These cartoons also introduce antagonism between children and parents."

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