Russia limits access to Google News

Google confirms people in Russia are having difficulty accessing its news app but says this is nothing to do with any technical issues on the company’s part. – EPA pic, March 24, 2022.

RUSSIA’S media regulator has restricted access to the Google News service, accusing it of providing access to “false” information about Russia’s offensive in Ukraine, Russian news agencies reported yesterday. 

The decision was taken at the request of the Russian General Prosecutor’s Office, according to a statement by the country’s media regulator Roskomnadzor, cited by the agencies. 

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