Court upholds ban on nine Russian television channels in Latvia

  • 2020-02-07
  • LETA/TBT Staff
RIGA - The Administrative Regional Court has rejected a request by Pirmais Baltijas Kanals and TEM LV to suspend the National Electronic Mass Media Council's (NEPLP) decision to ban the rebroadcasting of nine Russian television channels in Latvia, LETA was told at NEPLP. NEPLP chairman Ivars Abolins said that the council has started a serious scrutiny of the beneficial owners of electronic mass media. The court ruling asserts that NEPLP has taken the right decision, Eglitis said, pledging to continue the examination of media ownership.  As repo...
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