The Prosecutor General's Office saw in their activities “a threat to the foundations of the constitutional order and security” of Russia. Earlier, Insider and the investigative organization Bellingcat were recognized as foreign agents, the latter's website was blocked
The Prosecutor General's Office recognized the activities of The Insider and Bellingcat in Russia as undesirable (both recognized by the Ministry of Justice as foreign media agents), the department reports.
” A decision was made to recognize the activities of foreign non-governmental organizations Bellingcat Ltd (Great Britain), Stichting Bellingcat (Netherlands), The Insider (Latvia), «Institute for Legal Initiative of Central and Eastern Europe» (CEELI Institute) (Czech Republic)»,— the message says.
As the Prosecutor General's Office notes, “their activities pose a threat to the foundations of the constitutional order and the security of the Russian Federation.” The agency sent information about its decision to the Ministry of Justice, so that it would enter them into the appropriate register.
The Insider was added to the list of foreign agents in July last year, the investigative organization Bellingcat— in October.
In the autumn, Roskomnadzor drew up an administrative protocol on The Insider, since the publication did not place a mark on the website about inclusion in the register of foreign agents. The agency threatened The Insider with blocking. The court eventually fined the publication 1 million rubles.
At the end of February, Insider reported that his site was not opening “due to blocking”. In mid-March, at the request of the Prosecutor General's Office, Roskomnadzor blocked the Bellingcat website.
Read on RBC Pro Pro Outdoor +30 °C: how to survive the heat Instructions Pro Inflation around the world is out of control. Where it will lead Articles Pro Chinese electric cars are replacing the leaders of the auto industry. How to make money on it Pro articles What is important to think about before deciding to relocate: three cases Pro cases A very bad forecast: how the shortage of imported weather instruments affects business bazaars will not return: how retail is transforming in the current crisis on the illegal crossing of the Russian-Ukrainian border (part 1 of article 322 of the Criminal Code). According to the FSB, “he secretly departed on foot for Ukrainian territory, bypassing the established checkpoints.” Prior to that, his parents, wife and wife's sister were searched. Later, Dobrokhotov was put on the wanted list, he is outside Russia.
Authors Tags RBC Comfort
affects the quality of your life