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Regulator bans Russian media from publishing Zelenskyy interviews

Sunday, 27 March 2022, 19:41
Regulator bans Russian media from publishing Zelenskyy interviews

Kateryna Tyshchenko – Sunday, 27 March 2022, 19:41

Roskomnadzor – Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media responsible for monitoring, controlling, and censoring Russian mass media – is demanding that all Russian media refrain from publishing interviews with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine.

Source: Roskomnadzor


Details: The agency stated that a number of Russian mass media outlets interviewed Zelenskyy. Among them, according to Roskomnadzor, there were "foreign media acting as foreign agents."

According to Roskomnadzor: "Roskomnadzor warns Russian media that it is necessary to refrain from publishing this interview.

As for the media outlets that took part in the interview, an investigation has been launched to determine the degree of responsibility and to take appropriate action."

Background: On 27 March, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy gave an interview to Russian journalists for the first time since the start of the war. The conversation lasted almost two hours.

The media promised to publish the entire conversation, uncensored, on the same evening.