Russian television programs have been suspended by a decision of the Council of the European Union
The EU Council Regulation is binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States. – We read in the information that the National Broadcasting Council press spokeswoman, Teresa Brzynieszka sent to PAP.
March 1, 2022, the Council of the European Union, following its decision KRRiT and similar decisions by several other regulators, according to Art. 215 of the EU Action Treaty adopted Regulation 2022/350 temporarily suspending the possibility of broadcasting, facilitating publication and any other distribution of Russian programs: RT (Russia Today English), RT (Russia Today UK), RT (Russia Today Germany), RT (Russia Today France), RT (Russia Today Spain) and Sputnik.”
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As indicated, the regulation reads as follows: “It is prohibited to broadcast, enable, facilitate or otherwise contribute to any content by legal persons, entities or bodies listed in Appendix Fifteen (RT – Russia Today English, RT – Russia Today UK). , RT – Russia today Germany, RT – Russia today France, RT – Russia Today Spanish and Sputnik]including by transmission or distribution by any means such as cable, satellite, Internet television, Internet service providers, Internet platforms or applications to share files video, whether new or pre-installed.”
“All broadcasting licenses and licenses granted to legal persons, entities or bodies listed in Annex XV, as well as transmission and distribution arrangements with such legal persons, entities or bodies, have been suspended.”
The European Commission press release indicated that some EU regulators, including the National Broadcasting Council, have already adopted appropriate remedial measures.. “Many regulators in EU member states have already taken action against state-controlled Russian broadcasters and channels that engage in disinformation and manipulation of the information ecosystem (eg Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland), while Germany has banned the German version of Russia Today in order to “No license,” she wrote.
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