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The day the news died
Here are all Russia’s independent media outlets banned, blocked, or shuttered in just the past few days
5:49 am, March 5, 2022
In the past few days, Russia’s federal government has blocked or forced offline and off the airwaves virtually every remaining independent news outlet in the country. This crackdown has reduced Russia’s free press to less than it was even in the late Soviet period. Here’s the current list of targeted media outlets, though the censor is still busy at work.
Cover photo: Igor Ivanko / Kommersant