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The broadcast of Solovyov’s programs was banned in Armenia

In Armenia blocked broadcast of Vladimir Solovyov’s programs. The Russian Union of Journalists called this a violation of freedom of speech.

By words Deputy Minister of High-Tech Industry of Armenia Avet Poghosyan, the decision to ban was made due to “constant violations” of two articles of the bilateral agreement on cooperation in the media sphere.

Speech coming about an article that excludes the broadcast of programs with offensive content and interference in domestic political life, as well as an article that prescribes respect for the rules during national holidays and states of emergency.

“Banning even individual programs would be a real violation of the declared freedom of speech and freedom of dissemination of information,” – stated head of the Union of Journalists of Russia Vladimir Solovyov (namesake of the man who fell into Armenian disgrace).

A month ago, Solovyov and Margarita Simonyan aired one of the programs dreamed about the absence of borders with Georgia and Armenia – “as it should be,” in their opinion.

  • Since the start of the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, censorship and pressure on journalists in Russia have increased many times over. Many media outlets were forced to move their offices abroad, while others suspended operations or refused to cover the war. Media workers left en masse for other countries to continue covering the war and avoid criminal prosecution.
  • The head of the SJR, Solovyov, stated that he would fight censorship in Russia after the war.
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