Margarita Simonyan, reported that the American video hosting Youtube, permanently deleted the RT DE channels (Germany) and called for sanctions against German publications and Youtube.
In a message posted on the channel telegramsMargarita Simonyan, editor-in-chief of the RT TV channel, the international news agency Rossiya Segodnya and the Sputnik news agency, said: “YouTube has just deleted both of our German channels WITHOUT RESTORATION POSSIBILITY.
YouTube channel RT DE is the fourth most influential German-language media outlet, according to Tubular Labs, surpassing Deutsche Welle and other German giants. In June 2021 alone, the channel had 21 million views.
Earlier, Luxembourg refused to grant us a broadcasting license, citing the opinion of the German authorities.
This is a real media war declared by the state of Germany against the state of Russia.
I really look forward to the fact that my native state, without delay, will ban Deutsche Welle and other German media in Russia, as well as close the offices of ARD and ZDF.
I’m already silent about the sanctions to YouTube itself.
At least out of self-esteem, we must do it “, summed up Ms. Simonyan.
Apparently these are the first results of the change of power in Berlin …