Sanctions Violations: Heads of Propaganda Sputnik Detained in Estonia


Sanction violations: heads of propaganda channel 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.

In production, they do not evaluate the content published on the portal.

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