Lithuania and Latvia said they would ban RT over the alleged involvement of the EU-sanctioned Dmitry Kiselyov.
“I still believe that we still can halt the project. Otherwise, not only Lithuania but all of Europe can pay a heavy price for it."
Rimvydas Valatka told Euronews Lithuania is still short of being "a European state".
A Facebook post showing a photograph of a gay couple kissing triggered hundreds of online hate comments, including death threats. The European Court of Human Rights ruled against Lithuania for failing to prosecute perpetrators.