A court in Moscow has found Novaya Gazeta’s registration certificate invalid, says Mediazona.
“This is a queachy and purely political decision, it has no legal grounds to it,” Dmitry Muratov, Novaya Gazeta’s chief editor, has reacted to the news. Novaya Gazeta will appeal the ruling.
Novaya Gazeta was forced to stop both its printed and digital editions after receiving two warnings from Roskomnadzor, Russia’s censorship agency. on the brink of having its media licence revoked. Those members of the Novaya Gazeta staff who left Russia founded Novaya Gazeta. Europe: a separate project, both legally and virtually, rather than a subdivision of the original Novaya Gazeta.
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