Supreme Court revokes media license from Novaya Gazeta website

Supreme Court revokes media license from Novaya Gazeta website

Supreme the court revoked the media license from the Novaya Gazeta website

Chief Editor «Novaya Gazeta» Dmitry Muratov   The Supreme Court revoked the media license from the site «Novaya Gazeta»

In addition, Roskomnadzor blocked the website of «Novaya Gazeta.Europe», based in Riga

. Previously, the license was revoked from the print edition and from the magazine-appendix “No”.

Roskomnadzor demanded the revocation of the license of the site “New” after two official warnings for the lack of marking when mentioning organizations entered by the Russian Ministry of Justice in the register of so-called foreign agents. New Newspaper. Europe".

"Novaya Gazeta" published since 1993, the editorial staff was regularly awarded Russian and international prizes for investigative journalism and human rights work, its editor-in-chief Dmitry Muratov was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to protect freedom of expression. In March, the editorial office suspended its work, explaining that it was impossible to cover events in Russia under the conditions of military censorship introduced in the country.

Despite this, the newspaper's website and its applications were blocked. In addition, Roskomnadzor blocked the website of Novaya Gazeta.Europe, founded in Riga by former employees of the publication.