An action, filed by Moscow Tax Administration to arbitrage court of Moscow demands liquidation of Media-Most companies: NTV channel, “Sem dney”(“7 days”) publishers, “Moscow Echo” radio because of their insolvency. Close Corporation NTV General Director Evgeny Kiselev commented on the fact of filing an action: “By this step the authorities declared its purpose – to liquidate NTV together with remains of Russian democracy”.
Russian President Vladimir Putin got the West worried again by signing Decree No. 915. The news did not produce any public effect in Russia