Latvian Electronic Media Council blocks Russian websites


In Latvia, the National Council for Electronic Media has restricted access to a number of sites related to Russian media, reports today, February 9, Latvijas Vēstnesis – News of Latvia.

The decision was made in accordance with the regulation of the EU Council on restrictive measures in connection with the actions of Russia, destabilizing the situation in Ukraine. Basically, the regional mirrors of Sputnik and RT were blocked.

The restrictions apply to sites linked to such media as Russia Today English, Russia Today UK, Russia Today Germany, Russia Today France, Russia Today Spanish and Sputnik. This means that access to sites such as,,,,,,,, is restricted. ,,,,,,,,,

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