Russian Newspaper “Novaya Gazeta”Whomever director. Dmitry MuratovWas one of the winners Nobel Peace Prize awarded last yearMonday’s announcement stated that The “special operation” ended and the company’s online and paper operations were stopped. Russia in Ukraine.
According to the investigative newspaper, it has removed material about Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine from its website in compliance with a new media legislation. On Monday, Roskomnadzor gave another warning about its reporting. He was forced to suspend operations.
“Until the end of the special operation on the territory Ukraine”, we will suspend publication on our website, social media and in the printed press.The newspaper posted its writings on its website.
Muratov and his journalists claimed in a separate message to readers that they had taken the decision to suspend all their activities. It is difficult, but it is necessary.
Roskomnadzor didn’t immediately respond to a request to comment. Russian news agencies published comments from the regulator saying that he had sent a second warning.Novaya Gazeta” for failing to adequately identify in its publications an organization considered a “foreign agent” by the authorities.
The Since Moscow, pressure has grown on the Russian liberal media.Shipping Ukraine troopsLast month, most mainstream media and state-controlled organisations stayed true to the Kremlin’s language to describe the conflict.
The announcement of “Novaya Gazeta” follows the closure this month of the Ekho Moskvy radio station, which was one of the few remaining liberal voices in the Russian media. LAuthorities have also blocked websites of many media outlets including Voice of America, BBC and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
Monday’s addition of the Ministry of Justice to the German waveTo the list of media outlets that it has designated as foreign agents.
The readers of Novaya Gazeta” and anti-Kremlin activists lamented that the newspaper could not continue to operate in the current Russian media environment.
“I would very much like Roskomnadzor to interrupt their work,” the imprisoned political activist’s team wrote on Twitter. Andrei Pivovarov.
Muratov said, upon being named cowinner of last October’s Nobel Prize, that He dedicated it in memory of six journalists killed at work by his newspaper.