Office 18, 18A Milyutinsky side-street,
Moscow city, Russia, 101990
Location map
t.: +7 495 980 04 36
f.: +7 495 980 04 36

Read more

Registration of Foreign Citizens on the Territory of the Russian Federation

The Russian President signed a law limiting foreign participation in the media


Federal law limiting the participation of foreigners in the Russian media was signed by President of Russia.

Under the new law, foreign investors cannot own more than 20% stake in the Russian media. In addition, foreign natural and legal persons, citizens of the Russian Federation with dual citizenship and stateless persons cannot be among the founders of the media. The law will come into force on 1 January 2016 (except for certain provisions established for other terms).

It is worth noting that the Ministry of Communications of Russia on October 13 announced the creation of a working group on the development of the media industry with the participation of foreign capital. The ministry stressed that it is important for the continuation of the Russian media with foreign participants.

Return to the list of news

"... Thanks to the experts at LEVINE Bridge for their assistance in dealing with complex tax issues.  In addition to the consultation which was provided to us and their full support and representation in the tax auditing.  It was completed at the highest level ..."
Chief Accountant of the pharmaceutical company

law firm LEVINE Bridge © 2010