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Latvian broadcast regulator suspends nine Russian TV channels

Thursday 21 November 2019 | 17:17 CET | News
The National Electronic Mass Media Council (NEPLP) has decided to suspend the broadcasting of nine television channels, Latvian public broadcaster LTV reported. Rather than being a response to content shown by the channels in question, which has been the reason for previous suspensions, this time it is because all the channels belong to a holding company whose real beneficiary is Yuri Kovalchuk, who is on a list of people subject to EU sanctions for undermining the territorial integrity of Ukraine.

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Countries: Latvia
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