Vice News reports:
Days after YouTube kicked Kremlin-backed television station Russia Today off its platform, the propaganda network has found a new home on the far-right U.S. social network Gab.
Gab CEO Andrew Torba has welcomed RT with open arms, viewing the state-controlled media outlet as a kindred spirit that’s fallen afoul of Big Tech’s censorship, rather than as a television station that’s refused to report the reality of the horrors the Russian military is inflicting on Ukraine.
Like a number of right-wing figures in the U.S., Torba has been a vocal supporter of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, and publicly supported RT, claiming it’s been subject to the same alleged censorship as American conservative voices.
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Kremlin propaganda outlet Russia Today was banned from YouTube on Friday.
But it has found a new home on the far-right Christian platform Gab, known for hosting white supremacists https://t.co/joDCQnmFEg
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