Russia says it's blocking access to Facebook

Russia says it's blocking access to Facebook

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  • “In March 2022, a decision was made to block access to the Facebook network (owned by Meta Platforms, Inc.) in the Russian Federation,” said a statement from Roskomnadzor, Russia’s communications regulator.
  • Roskomnadzor said its bid to cut off Facebook from Russian users was intended “to prevent violations of the key principles of the free flow of information and unhindered access Russian users to Russian media on foreign Internet platforms.”
  • “This is part of their effort, as you know, to cut off a range of information from their public,” Psaki said, highlighting steps Russia has taken to limit the flow of information about the war in Ukraine.

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