Press oppression continues as Russia blacklists BBC, Guardian and Telegraph journalists

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The Russian authorities has added a big selection of journalists and media executives to its itemizing of individuals banned from transferring into the nation.

These embody:

From the BBC:


From The Guardian:


From The Telegraph:


The Press Gazette critiques:

“The Russian overseas ministry talked about it was responding to ‘the aggressive anti-Russia safety pursued by London’ and that ‘work on rising Russia’s blacklist in response to Britain’s actions is ongoing.’ The overseas ministry referred to the newly-banned group of journalists as ‘Russophobia-charged officers and correspondents’ publishing ‘propaganda help for the Zelensky regime.’ The Russian authorities talked about the journalists added had been ‘implicated in fabricating fraudulent anti-Russia tales to be promoted contained in the media and in spreading false particulars about our nation as they’re making an attempt to forestall and reduce quick makes an strive at neutral security of the developments in Ukraine and to exclude indicators of dissent through the use of strategies described by George Orwell in his novels 1984 and Animal Farm.’”

Editor’s keep in mind: Joseph Stalin and Nikita Khrushchev couldn’t be reached for remark, and Animal Farm is a beast fable about Soviet totalitarianism.