Because Borussia Dortmund visited Dortmund against RB Leipzig on Saturday Pro-Ukrainian embassies in the Signal Iduna Park Signal Iduna Park, the Russian TV channel “MatchtV” has broken off the transfer of the game before the end of the first half.
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- BVB game falls victim to “information war”
Blue-yellow lettering on the advertising bands, clear embassies on the video screens, Ukrainian flags in the audience: The BVB and his fans sent a clear message and spread on various ways on Saturday during the top game against RB Leipzig, “Stop the war on different ways. “.
For addressees, however, this did not matter at all. While the Bundesliga is broadcast differently than Ligue 1 and the Premier League still broadcast in Russia, however, the viewers from the BVB game did not get.
The reason: The channel “Futbol3” of the transmitter “Matchv” broke off the transfer before the end of the first half.
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BVB game falls victim to “information war”
“Unfortunately, we have to cancel the broadcasts for reasons that lie outside our control,” said commentator Igor Kytmanov after the termination of the transfer.
“In general, it is said that football and politics are to be considered separately, but this rule will not always be respected in the Bundesliga,” the commentary over the pro-Ukrainian rallies in the Signal Iduna Park Signal.
Media experts Christina Archetti From the University of Oslo, the demolition of the transfer to the online newspaper “NettaVtaven” as follows: “I’m not surprised because Russia is very strictly controlled, which messages are shown. […] that is Not only a war on the battlefield, but also an information war. […] The Kremlin will find an alternative reality, but it is difficult to attend people so much that is divided by so many. “