The Russian Ministry of Justice has included Natalya Sindeeva, director general of the Dozhd TV channel, as well as hosts Vladimir Romensky and Ekaterina Kotrikadze, in the register of individuals who act as a foreign agent. This became known on Friday, October 28.
In addition, the list of foreign agents included lawyer Mikhail Benyash, political scientist Taras Berezovets and journalist Ivan Yakovina, informs TASS. The rationale for their inclusion in the register is the implementation of political activities. As for the foreign source, Ukraine is indicated as it.
The list also included: Bookmate Limited, a company from Ireland, Andrey Baev, CEO of the Bookmate e-book reader service, and businessman Alexei Dokuchaev.
Earlier it became known that the Russians, those who left the country with the start of a special operation and partial mobilization, in some cases they may fall under the provisions of the law on foreign agents. However, each individual needs to be dealt with individually in order to understand the motives for leaving. This was stated by the head of the temporary commission of the Federation Council for the protection of state sovereignty and the prevention of interference in the internal affairs of the Russian Federation.
“If you carefully read the law on the control of persons under foreign influence, a person who went abroad, didn’t he turn out to be under foreign influence? spirit, then he committed a political act,” the senator said. According to him, such a person can easily become a defendant in the legislation on foreign agents.
Limited Liability Company Dozhd TV Channel – an individual or organization acting as a foreign agent;