Russia closes CBC/Radio-Canada bureau in Moscow - News Summed Up

Russia closes CBC/Radio-Canada bureau in Moscow


MOSCOW | Russia announced Wednesday to close the Moscow office of CBC radio and television and to cancel the accreditations and visas of its journalists, in response to the ban on the broadcasting of channels from the Russian group RT in Canada. Three weeks earlier, however, Russia had closed the German Deutsche Welle, in retaliation for the ban on the broadcasting of the pro-Kremlin channel RT in Germany. She also denounced Canada’s support for Ukraine, before and since the Russian offensive against its neighbour. subject of the Russian offensive in Ukraine. The EU has also banned these Russian media and others, but so far Moscow has not adopted equivalent retaliatory measures.


Source: CBC News May 18, 2022 16:56 UTC



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