Sanctions Violations: Heads of Propaganda Sputnik Detained in Estonia
Heads of propaganda channel detained in Estonia
It is assumed that the detainees through the Sputnik Meedia portal created access to a financial resource for the sanctioned person – more than 350,000 euros.
Money left Russia
Money for the sanctioned person came from Russia. In addition, the suspects continued to support the operation of the portal even after the sanctions imposed by the EU.
A criminal case was opened
State Prosecutor Taavi Pern explained that a criminal case was opened in connection with suspicion of financial connections prohibited international sanctions.
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