The Russian Federal service for supervision in the sphere of Telecom, information technologies and mass communications (Roskomnadzor) has issued an administrative warning CNN.
The channel activity detected «violations of Russian legislation on mass media». Representatives of CNN was caused by the Roskomnadzor.
The head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov said the Agency «Interfax» that we are talking about a purely technical issue: «According to legislation, only after two warnings, you initiate the procedure of termination of activities of mass media, and this is done through the courts. In this case speech about it does not go, CNN, the company received an administrative warning for violation of the rather banal: incorrect output that they are required by law to report to the air».
As the «Voice of America» in Russia, CNN is regarded as one of the major US media for many years: since then, in 1993, the TV company organized a live broadcast hours-long events of autumn 1993 in Moscow, associated with the confrontation between President Boris Yeltsin and the Supreme Soviet.
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