The U.S. Department of the Treasury included Gazprom-Media holding in the sanctions list.
This was reported at the website of the Department.
Gazprom-Media includes TV channels NTV, NTV Plus, TNT, Pyatnitsa (“Friday” – RRT), and “Match TV”, as well as radio stations “Echo of Moscow” and “Autoradio”.
Not only the holding Gazprom-Media itself got into the American “back list”, but also many regional subsidiaries of Gazprom, including Gazprom Svyaz (“Gazprom Communications” – RRT), Gazprom Telecom, Gazprom Dobycha (“Gazprom Mining” – RRT), and others.
The sanctions list included companies and individuals who were involved in activities in the zone of armed conflict in the Donbas, and in Crimea. All the assets of individuals and organizations who got into the list were frozen.