Will YouTube and Google be banned in Russia

Evgeny Prigozhin, the head of PMC Wagner, sent a statement to the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Igor Krasnov with a request to check the activities of the YouTube video hosting and block it: “During the CBO, an information war began on the platform, aimed at denigrating the image of Russia in the eyes […]

Over 70,000 videos about the war in Ukraine removed by YouTube

YouTube is taking “unprecedented action” to address content violations following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Unlike those platforms that were closed in Russia, including Facebook and Instagram, YouTube remains afloat. It is very popular in the Russian Federation and has not been closed, even despite the fact that opposition figures, for example, Alexei Navalny, post their […]

The State Duma of the Russian Federation was blocked on YouTube

Video hosting service YouTube blocked the channel of the parliamentary television of the State Duma of the Russian Federation “Duma TV”. YouTube argued the reason in a corresponding message published today in the Telegram channel: the blocking is related to the rules of video hosting “regarding export restrictions and the application of sanctions.” The authors […]

Simonyan: Youtube has removed the RT DE channel

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 […]