Representatives of the TV channel CNN International caused by the Roskomnadzor for the consideration of administrative cases. In the activities of the TV channel “identified violations of Russian legislation”, will decide about the imposition of a warning, reports the website of the Ministry.
According to the website, the office of Roskomnadzor for the Central Federal district carried out a planned systematic observation in respect of LLC “Turner information programs and life style”. The company on the basis of the certificate of registration of mass media and universal broadcasting license in Russia carries out the broadcasting of the TV channel CNN International.
In activity of the TV channel officials found a violation of the law on mass media. It was also revealed violations of licensing requirements in the broadcasting industry.
Roskomnadzor noted that for these violations in accordance with the administrative code provides for administrative liability.
“Representatives of the channel caused by the Roskomnadzor for the consideration of administrative cases. Resolved the issue of making television warning (…). Also the TV channel will be issued an order to eliminate violations,” – said in the message.
31 Dec 2014 CNN stopped broadcasting on cable and satellite networks of the Russian Federation. The media attributed this to the absence of the Russian TV channel broadcasting license. Roskomnadzor said that CNN “is free to obtain a license for broadcasting in the Russian Federation in compliance with statutory procedures.” The company owns CNN, Turner Broadcasting System (part of Time Warner) started talks with Roskomnadzor about the resumption of broadcasting in the Russian Federation.
17 February 2015 CNN filed documents to Roskomnadzor for obtaining a license. In March it became known that the channel received a license for up to 10 years. About a month later, CNN resumed broadcasting in the network of the largest Russian operator of digital television “Tricolor TV”.
The news channel was founded in 1980 by Ted Turner and one of the first in the world began broadcasting around the clock. The company is CNN the world’s first proposed the concept of 24-hour news broadcasting. CNN news available to more than 200 million households in 212 countries and territories worldwide. Representation in Russia CNN was opened in 1983, in the early 1990s, began broadcasting, and later the channel was carried out by the broadcasting only on cable and satellite networks.