Another Distributor from Gagauzia Is Fined for Rebroadcasting Shows Produced in Russia

A distributor from Gagauzia was sanctioned with maximum fines stipulated by the audiovisual legislation for re-broadcasting informative and analytical programs produced by Russian TV channels, which is prohibited by the law. The decision was adopted by the Broadcasting Council (BC) during the meeting held on March 15.

According to the BC, Orvitmedia SRL breached the provisions on protecting the national audiovisual space by re-broadcasting prohibited content produced in the Russian Federation. Besides, the company was re-broadcasting, without authorization, 65 TV services, including Pervii Kanal, Rossia 24, and Rossia 1, which, during the monitoring term, were airing programs focused on the message from the President of the Russian Federation to the Federal Assembly.

The company was fined 70000 lei for re-broadcasting informative and analytical programs by Russian TV channels and 20000 lei for practicing its activity without a permit.

In the press release, the BC also specifies that Ilk Halk Televizionu SRL, another company twice inspected by the BC last year, was fined 30000 lei for repeatedly operating without a broadcasting license.

The BC members offered the two entities a term not exceeding 15 working days to bring their activity into the legal framework.

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