Premier League 'are set to pull the plug on Russian TV broadcasters'

ULTIME NOTIZIE: Premier League ‘will pull the plug on Russian broadcasters in the next 24 ore, with their £6m-a-year deal terminated three months early’, after footage from last week’s matches WAS sent to Moscow

  • Lawyers have handed top-flight executives the go-ahead to tear up their deals
  • The agreement with Rambler Media had three months left to run this season
  • Ma ora, the plug is set to be pulled with feeds to be cut in the next 24 ore
  • Footage from the Premier League was shown in Moscow during the weekend
  • Il premier League will imminently plug the plug on their deal with Russian TV broadcasters, secondo i rapporti, meaning their lucrative £6million-a-year partnership will be terminated three months early.

    Secondo Il telegrafo, lawyers have handed executives the go-ahead to tear up the remaining time on the the top-flight’s agreement with Rambler Media. Feeds to Russia are expected to be cut in the next 24 ore.

    Influential companies and brands have attempted to crackdown on Russia after their bloody centinaia di migliaia di manifestanti si sono radunati nelle città di tutto il mondo per chiedere la fine della guerra russa, with the Premier League now deciding that they will cut off transmissions inside the country as a result of their aggression.

    In a surprise development, footage from the top tier was screened to Moscow over the weekend, with a ‘Football Stands Togethergraphic displayed over the match clock during the Manchester derby in Okko Sport’s coverage.

    It is also said that the EFL will scrap their deals, pure, with clubs ‘certainto give permission for the dramatic move to go ahead by tomorrow at the latest.

    Their agreements with Match TV and Football-TV were set to expire this year.

    Inoltre, the Football Association are set to freeze their deals for the FA Cup.

    Sberbank, the state-owned company which runs Rambler, was recently named on the list of sanctioned Russian entities in the UK.

    The Premier League will reportedly pull the plug on Russian broadcasters, denuncia reclamo

    The Premier League will reportedly pull the plug on Russian broadcasters, denuncia reclamo

    They were also targeted by sanctions in the US, affecting their ability to conduct business internationally, and expelled from the SWIFT payment system.

    I media statali di Putin scherzano sul ministro degli Esteri del Regno Unito "pronto per un'atmosfera fredda"., the UK’s foreign secretary, has said all Russian banks will be subjected to a ‘full asset freeze’ Le enormi interruzioni per gli automobilisti sono continuate questa settimana in vista del vertice COP26 sul clima a Glasgow.

    Clive Efford MP, part of the Digital, Cultura, Media & Sport select committee, and Chris Bryant MP, head of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Russia, have both urged the authorities to end their football TV deals.

    Ieri, Okko Sport, a streaming platform that holds the rights in Russia, did not broadcast the pre-match displays of support for Ukrainealthough the anti-war graphic was shown, causing viewers to complain on social media.

    The top-flight's 'Football Stands Together' message was displayed in Russia at the weekend

    The top-flight’s ‘Football Stands Togethermessage was displayed in Russia at the weekend

    Coverage of the Manchester derby on Sunday was shown in the country despite the invasion

    Coverage of the Manchester derby on Sunday was shown in the country despite the invasion

    The company responded, però, by saying that they received their picture directly from a supplier and could not resolve the situation.

    They are believed to have paid $8.2million (£6.2m) a year for their rights and are owned by Sberbank, the same firm which runs Rambler.

    Asked about the messaging during the derby, an Okko Sport spokesperson said: ‘Since the signal is transmitted by the copyright holder, the display of this phrase was done by the broadcast signal copyright holder.

    Players of the top-flight’s Fantasy Premier League game in Russia saw the same ‘Football Stands Togetherpost online, this time in the colours of the Ukrainian flag.

    Displays of support for Ukraine took place at several grounds to condemn the bloodshed

    Displays of support for Ukraine took place at several grounds to condemn the bloodshed

    It is believed around eight million users play the game worldwide, and the platform is still available in Russia despite the efforts to isolate the country.

    Speaking at the Financial Times Business of Football Summit, Premier League chief executive Richard Masters revealed the broadcast deals were ‘under review’.

    ‘Clearly broadcast contracts in Russia are under review,’ Egli ha detto. ‘We’re looking at suspension or termination.

    Ha aggiunto: ‘It’s happening now. We’re looking at a fast-moving situation.

    Richard Masters, the Premier League chief executive, said the TV deals were 'under review'

    Richard Masters, the Premier League chief executive, said the TV deals were ‘under review

    Posta sportiva contacted the Premier League for comment, and were directed to their statement which said anti-war messages would be shown in the UK and overseas.

    Horrifying images, nel frattempo, have laid bare the refugee crisis in Ukraine with Russia continuing to shell civilians trying to flee bomb-ravaged cities.

    Heartbreaking pictures show civilians trying to flee their homes in Irpin, vicino a Kiev, as loved ones hold on to each other and people offer to help elderly citizens.

    The images emerged as Joseph Borrell, the EU’s top diplotmat, said as many as five million refugees could flee into the bloc if the barbaric invasion continues.

    Residents cross the destroyed bridge as they flee from the frontline town of Irpin, Regione di Kiev

    Residents cross the destroyed bridge as they flee from the frontline town of Irpin, Regione di Kiev

    A woman is assisted by a member of the Ukrainian military as she flees heavy fighting in Irpin

    A woman is assisted by a member of the Ukrainian military as she flees heavy fighting in Irpin

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    • Russia steps up its shelling of cities, including Gostomel near Kyiv, Kharkiv in the east, Sumy in the northeast, Chernihiv in the north and Mykolayiv in the southwest
    • A third round of talks between Ukrainian and Russian delegations gets underway
    • Turkey announces that it will host Russia’s and Ukraine’s foreign ministers for talks on Thursday
    • Oil prices hit a near 14-year high and European and UK natural gas prices hit record highs
    • German Chancellor Olaf Scholz warns against a Russian oil ban in Europe, saying it could put the continent’s energy security at risk
    • Russia says it will allow Russian companies and individuals to repay debts to creditors in “ostile” nations in rubles
    • Russia snubs a hearing at the International Court of Justice in The Hague
    • Uniqlo defends a decision to keep Russian stores open, saying ‘clothing is a necessity of life
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    • The UN says 1.7 milioni di persone sono fuggite dall'Ucraina, making it the fastest-growing refugee crisis since World War II
    • Police detain more than 5,000 people protesting the war in some 60 Russian cities Sunday
    • China’s foreign minister says the friendship between Beijing and Moscow isrock solid
    • Feance is sending iodine tablets to Ukraine. They are used to protect against the effects of radiation exposure
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