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Russia - National news agency threatened with closure over video swearwords

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Reporters Without Borders is very worried by the legal action that the Federal Agency for the Supervision of Communications, Roskomnadzor, has brought against Rosbalt, one of Russia's most popular news agencies, seeking the withdrawal of its licence. A Moscow court will begin considering the request today. The lawsuit, which could have major implications for the media, is based on the fact that swearwords could be heard in two videos that Rosbalt posted on its website to illustrate (...)

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