Terms of use

This page describes the terms and conditions that govern your use of newsamizdat.com operated by Autonomous Non-Profit Organisation "TV-Novosti".

Please read all of the following Terms of Use for this website (TOU) before using this site. By continuing to access, link to, or use this site, or any service on this site, you signify your acceptance of the TOU. Autonomous Non-Profit Organisation "TV-Novosti" reserves the right to amend, remove, or add to the TOU at any time. Such modifications shall be effective immediately. Accordingly, please continue to review the TOU whenever accessing, linking to, or using this site. Your access, link to, or use of the site, or any service on this site, after the posting of modifications to the TOU will constitute your acceptance of the TOU, as modified.

If you do not agree to them in their entirety, you are not permitted to access or use the website.

Right to access and use the site

You represent that you have read and agree to be bound by the TOU.
The contents of the Samizdat website are intended for your personal, non-commercial use. All materials published on the website (including, but not limited to text, content, photographs, video, audio, and graphics, also known as the "Content") are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, international treaties, and/or other proprietary rights and laws of the Russian Federation and international laws, and owned or controlled by "TV-Novosti" or the party credited as the provider of the Content. You shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the website.

You may not modify, publish, translate, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit, any of the Content, in whole or in part.

You may download copyrighted material for your private use only. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under Russian copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express permission of the copyright owner.

In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made.

Any unauthorized use of content or information posted on the website and any unauthorized reproduction, retransmission or other use of any part of the site may infringe our or third parties' copyrights, trademarks, privacy, publicity, or other rights and result in legal action.

Privacy & Cookies

Any information you provide during access to and use of the website is governed by our Privacy Policy. By using the website, you agree to the collection, use, and sharing, if any, of your information as set forth in our Privacy Policy.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall we be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the site or materials or functions on our website, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

We recommend watching over children when they use the website; "TV-Novosti" is not responsible for the consequences of children's access to the website.

Links to Other Sites

The website, including the content therein, may contain links to third-party sites, websites, or applications. These links are provided as a convenience to you. "TV-Novosti" does not control and is not responsible for the content of such third-party sites, websites, or applications or the conduct of the operators of such third-party sites, websites, or applications, and does not make any representations regarding the accuracy, copyright or other statutory or regulatory compliance, legality, or decency of any of the content or other materials on such third-party sites, websites, or applications. "TV-Novosti" encourages you to exercise discretion while browsing the Internet. If you decide to access linked third-party sites, websites, or applications, you do so at your own risk.  Your use of all third-party sites, websites, or applications is subject to the applicable policies of those third parties.


These TOU shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation.

Nothing in these TOU will serve to preempt the promises made in the Privacy Policy.

If any provision of the TOU (or part of such provision) is found to be invalid or unenforceable by any court having competent jurisdiction, then that provision (or part of that provision) shall be deemed severable from the TOU and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions — that invalid or unenforceable (part of the) clause will be replaced by a valid and/or enforceable, as the case may be, (part of the) clause which is as close to the intention of the parties as possible.

These TOU and the Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and "TV-Novosti" with respect to the offering of our site to you.


Should you have any questions regarding these TOU you may contact us at feedback@newsamizdat.com.