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YouTube blocks Russian state-funded media channels globally

The Google-owned platform said the invasion of Ukraine fell under its violent events policy and violating material would be removed

YouTube announced on Friday that it had begun blocking access globally to channels associated with Russian state-funded media, citing a policy barring content that denies, minimizes or trivializes well-documented violent events.

The video platform had previously blocked the channels, specifically those of Russia Today and Sputnik, across Europe.

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