BBC ‘temporarily suspending’ work of all news journalists in Russia

Corporation’s director-general said new Russian legislation ‘appears to criminalise the process of independent journalism’ Russia-Ukraine war: live newsThe BBC has temporarily suspended the work of its news journalists in Russia after parliamentarians passed a new law cracking down on foreign media outlets.Tim Davie, the corporation’s director-general, said the legislation “appears to criminalise the process of independent journalism” in Russia. Continue reading…

Corporation’s director-general said new Russian legislation ‘appears to criminalise the process of independent journalism’

The BBC has temporarily suspended the work of its news journalists in Russia after parliamentarians passed a new law cracking down on foreign media outlets.

Tim Davie, the corporation’s director-general, said the legislation “appears to criminalise the process of independent journalism” in Russia.

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