Moscow Court Declares Radio Liberty Bankrupt

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 Moscow court declared Radio Liberty bankrupt

The Moscow Arbitration Court has declared Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty LLC bankrupt. This was reported by a TASS correspondent from the courtroom.
The court also ordered “to open bankruptcy proceedings against the debtor for six months”.

In the summer of 2022, the same court began the bankruptcy proceedings of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty” According to the Federal Tax Service of the Federal Tax Service.

Roskomnadzor stated that the organization had accumulated debts of more than 785 million rubles for non-payment of fines.

“The Court of First Instance considered 1044 cases and imposed fines totaling 988.5 million rubles. 938 resolutions on bringing to administrative responsibility came into force for a total of 785.9 million rubles”,– explained in the department.

According to Interfax, most of these fines were received by Svoboda. for non-labeling of materials in accordance with the procedure for the activities of a foreign media agent.
In March last year, the Russian authorities began to block Radio Liberty; in the country, after which the project was forced to stop working on the territory of the Russian Federation.

In 2017, the Ministry of Justice recognized Radio Liberty; “foreign agent”.

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