Russia – Court strips national news agency of its licence

Reporters Without Borders Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) – Reporters Without Borders is appalled by a Moscow court’s decision today to grant a request by the Federal Agency for the Supervision of Communications, Roskomnadzor, for the withdrawal of the news agency Rosbalt ‘s licence (see below). “This grave decision sets an extremely dangerous precedent for freedom of information in Russia and we urge the judicial system to overturn it on appeal,” Reporters Without Borders said.

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Russia – Court strips national news agency of its licence

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