The American media company Discovery suspends the broadcast of TV channels and temporarily stops all its activities in Russia, Variety reports, citing a statement from the company.

It is noted that on Wednesday, the broadcast of about 15 Discovery channels, which are managed through the Russian media company Media Alliance together with the National Media Group, will be stopped.

“Discovery has decided to suspend the broadcast of its channels and services in Russia,” a company representative told the publication.

Discovery includes channels such as: Animal Planet, Animal Planet HD, Discovery Channel, Discovery Channel HD, Discovery Science, Discovery Science HD, Eurosport 1, Eurosport 1 HD, Eurosport 2, Eurosport 2 HD, ID: Investigation Discovery HD, TLC, TLC HD.