Technology giant Google This Saturday, April 9, 2022 confirmed that it has blocked the channel Duma, The lower house of the Russian parliament, on the online video platform YouTubeOne month after the suspension of the official Russian media channel.
The spokesman did not elaborate on how the Duma TV channel broadcast Official content Of the Russian Parliament.
However, when YouTube blocked government-funded Russian media channels in mid-March, e.g. Russia Today (RT)Rossía 24 or Sputnik, the reason he gave was that these accounts violated his policy by shortening the war in Ukraine.
The video platform then explained that Internal rules Prohibits the content of their portals which “denies, belittles or degrades violent incidents.”
The announcement about the Duma Channel comes two days after Russia’s communications regulator, Roscommonadzor, banned the country’s distribution. Advertising Technology giant Google and its products.
Russia’s regulatory body has accused YouTube of committing “numerous violations” of Russian law on the subject of war. Ukraine And “discrimination” in the content of the Russian media, government, public and sports organizations, and the personality of the country.