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Posted on: 07 Mar 2015

EaP CSF Steering Committee Resolution on Imposing Sanctions against Russian Media

Following Boris Nemtsov’s assassination, the Steering Committee of the EaP CSF adopted a resolution on imposing sanctions against Russian media. Nemtsov repeatedly argued that the west should sanction Russian media owners and managers who broadcast propaganda at home or abroad. This propaganda supports President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine, seeks to destabilise other Eastern Partnership countries, and promotes fear, insecurity and aggression in the region.

Boris Nemtsov inspired the EaP CSF resolution adopted in Batumi on media war conducted by Russia and he himself listed some of the names of media owners and managers that western sanctions should target. The EaP CSF Steering Committee recalls its resolution on media war conducted by Russia, and calls on the speedy arrest of those responsible for the murder of Boris Nemtsov and on the EU to consider imposing sanctions on Russian media owners and managers.

These would include :

  • Konstantin Ernst, First Channel, General Director
  • Oleg Dobrodeev, All-Russian State TV and Radio Company, General Director
  • Vladimir Kulistikov, NTV, General Director
  • Mikhail Leontyev, press-secretary of "Rosneft”, former author of "Odnako” ("However) TV programme (First Channel)
  • Grigory Krichevskiy, "Zvezda” TV channel, General Director
  • Margarita Simonyan, "Russia Today”, Chief-Editor
  • Aram Gabrelyanov, Life News, General Director
  • Valery Fadeev, Host of the TV programme "Structure of the Moment” (First Channel), Chief-Editor of "Expert” magazine
  • Pyotr Tolstoy, Host of "Politics” TV programme (First Channel)
  • Aleksandr Gordon, Host of "Politics” TV programme and some other TV shows (First Channel)
  • Vladimir Solovyov, Host of "Sunday Evening with Vladimir Solovyov” and other TV programmes ("Russia” 1 TV channel)
  • Arkady Mamontov, Host and author of "Special Correspondent” and other TV programmes ("Russia” 1 TV channel)
  • Boris Kozhevnikov, Host of the TV show "Live Air” ("Russia” 1 TV channel)
  • Andrey Norkin, Host of the TV programme "The list of Norkin” (NTV)
  • Roman Babayan, Host of the TV programme "The Rights of Speech” ("TV Centre” channel)
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