YouTube Blocks Kremlin Media Channels Worldwide

Axios reports:

YouTube on Friday announced that it is blocking access worldwide to channels associated with Russian state-funded media. “This change is effective immediately, and we expect our systems to take time to ramp up,” YouTube wrote in a statement.

“Our Community Guidelines prohibit content denying, minimizing or trivializing well-documented violent events. We are now removing content about Russia’s invasion in Ukraine that violates this policy,” YouTube said. The company previously paused YouTube ads in Russia.

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