The Agency until not received information from the Polish authorities about the start of the procedure for the revocation of broadcast licenses and hopes that Warsaw when this issue will act in Accordance with the norms of international law.
first it was claimed that the national Council for television and radio broadcasting Council of Poland began the process of revocation of broadcasting licenses for local radio stations will broadcast the program of the Polish radio Sputnik.
"Radio Sputnik in Poland go and will be released in the same volume and are available online on the website of news Agency and radio Sputnik Poland. Notification of the stop of the contract for broadcast of the content in the FM-band, we had not received ", - informs the press service of Sputnik.
The Agency emphasizes that " Sputnik editorial policy is based on the fundamental principles of freedom of speech "." Sputnik is the audience the diversity of views on topical issues, including the views that others are silent. Audience Sputnik Poland steadily increases, we expect that the national Council on radio and television of Poland (KRRiT) will act in strict accordance with the norms of international law ", - stressed the Agency.
Margarita Simonyan, editor-in MIA " Russia today ", which includes Sputnik, first said that the decision she wasn't surprised. She also expressed regret, " that the citizens, the closing of the radio station for broadcasting a different opinion, I continue to believe that we live in a democracy."
The Director of the Radio Hobby Tomas Brzezinski called the decision political game and said that in the three years since the conclusion of the contract with the Russian radio transmitting station and before the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine, the Polish authorities had no claims to the relay broadcast. According to his statement, radio Sputnik in the Polish language conveys not only the political data, which in the Polish capital believe Russian propaganda, but Also science news, culture, art, materials of modern Russia.