Tech companies have been blocking their products and services through the past week in Russia during the country’s ongoing crisis with Ukraine. However, in a new update, Russia has now decided to reportedly block access to platforms like Twitter and Facebook in the country.
A number of news organisations and social media sites apart from Twitter and Facebook have been blocked in the country, as reported by various media personnel. Der Spiegel reporter Mathieu von Rohr also tweeted about the blocking of Twitter, Facebook and news organisations BBC and Deutsche Welle. Check it below.
Russia blocks Twitter, Facebook, BBC, Deutsche Welle, App Stores
— Mathieu von Rohr (@mathieuvonrohr) March 3, 2022
Latvian news site Meduza has also claimed that many readers in Russia couldn’t access the publication’s website. Meanwhile, Facebook executive Nick Clegg also said the social network refused to give in to Russian demands that it stop fact-checking and…