The Premier League is reportedly planning to insert a deal with a Russian television station shortly, meaning that the £ 6 million annually profitable partnership will end three months early.
According to The Telegraph, the lawyer gave executives a go-ahead to break the time remaining in the top flight agreement with Rambler Media. Feeds to Russia are expected to be reduced in the next 24 hours.
Influential companies and brands sought to crack down on Russia after a bloody invasion of Ukraine. The Premier League has decided to block domestic transmissions as a result of the attack.
Surprisingly, a top tier video was shown in Moscow over the weekend, and the “Soccer Stand Together” graphic was displayed on the match clock during an interview with Manchester Derby in Manchester Derby.
The EFL is also said to allow clubs to “certainly” close transactions to allow dramatic movements by tomorrow at the latest.
The contracts with Match TV and Football-TV were due to expire this year.
In addition, the Football Association will freeze the FA Cup transaction.
Sberbank, the state-owned company that runs Rambler, has recently been named on the list of Russian entities licensed in the United Kingdom.
The report claims that the Premier League has been reported to unplug Russian broadcasters.
They were also subject to sanctions in the United States, affecting their ability to do business internationally and being expelled from the SWIFT payment system.
Britain’s Foreign Minister Liz Truss said all Russian banks would be subject to a “complete asset freeze” within a few days.
Clive Efford MP, part of the selection committee for digital, culture, media and sports, and Chris Bryant MP, head of Russia’s all-party parliamentary group, both urge authorities to end the football television deal. Did.
Yesterday, Russia’s rights-holding streaming platform, Okko Sport, did not broadcast a pre-match display of support for Ukraine-even though anti-war graphics were displayed, viewers were social. I complained to the media.
Top Flight “Football Stands Together” message displayed in Russia over the weekend
Manchester Derby coverage on Sunday was shown in the country despite the invasion
However, the company said it could not resolve the situation because it received the photos directly from the supplier.
They are believed to have paid $ 8.2 million (£ 6.2 million) annually for their rights and are owned by Sberbank, the same company that operates the rambler.
Asked about the message in the derby, a spokesman for Okko Sport said: “The signal was sent by the copyright owner, so this phrase was displayed by the copyright owner of the broadcast signal.”
Players of the top flight fantasy Premier League match in Russia saw the same “Soccer Stand Together” post online. This time it was the color of the Ukrainian flag.
To condemn bloodshed, an exhibition of support for Ukraine was held for several reasons.
It is estimated that about 8 million users around the world are playing the game, and despite efforts to isolate Russia, the platform is also available in Russia.
At the Financial Times business at the Soccer Summit, Premier League CEO Richard Masters has revealed that the broadcast deal is “under review.”
“Clearly a contract being broadcast in Russia is under consideration,” he said.
He added: “It’s happening now. We’re looking at a fast-moving situation.”
The Premier League CEO Richard Masters said the television deal is “under review.”
Sportsmail They contacted the Premier League for comment and were directed to their statement that anti-war messages would be displayed in the UK and abroad.
Meanwhile, horrifying images reveal the Ukrainian refugee crisis, where Russia continues to bombard civilians trying to flee a bomb-torn city.
Breaking the picture of the heart shows civilians trying to escape from their home in Irpin near Kyiv, as loved ones hug each other and people offer to help the elderly.
The image emerged when top EU diplomat Josep Borrell said that if the barbaric aggression continued, as many as 5 million refugees could flee to the block.
Residents fleeing Irpin, the forefront town of the Kyiv region, cross a destroyed bridge
The woman is helped by members of the Ukrainian army as she escapes from fierce fighting in Irpin
Ukrainian War: Latest
- Ukraine rejects proposals to open escape routes as some of the routes lead to Russia or its ally Belarus
- Russia is stepping up bombardment in cities such as Gostomel near Kyiv, Kharkiv in the east, Smy in the northeast, Chernihiv in the north, and Mykolaiv in the southwest.
- Third round talks between Ukrainian and Russian delegations in progress
- Turkey announced Thursday to meet with Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers
- Oil prices hit record highs for nearly 14 years, and natural gas prices in Europe and the UK hit record highs.
- German Chancellor Olaf Scholz warned against Russia’s oil ban in Europe and said it could jeopardize continental energy security.
- Russia states that it will allow Russian businesses and individuals to repay their debts to creditors in the ruble’s “hostile” countries.
- Russia held a hearing at the International Court of Justice in The Hague
- UNIQLO defends the decision to keep Russian stores open, stating that “clothing is a staple of life.”
- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson defended the record of issuing 50 visas to Ukrainians and said he was verifying that security was postponing his process.
- According to the United Nations, 1.7 million people have fled Ukraine, making it the fastest growing refugee crisis since World War II.
- Police detain more than 5,000 people protesting the war in about 60 Russian cities on Sunday
- China’s foreign minister said the friendship between Beijing and Moscow was “solid.”
- Feance is sending iodine tablets to Ukraine.They are used to protect against the effects of radiation exposure