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

Decision that also covers support staff comes as Russia passes law cracking down on foreign outletsRussia-Ukraine war: live newsThe BBC is “temporarily suspending” the work of all its news journalists and support staff in Russia after authorities passed legislation cracking down on foreign outlets.The BBC director general, Tim Davie, said the new law appeared to “criminalise the process of independent journalism” in Russia. Continue reading…

Decision that also covers support staff comes as Russia passes law cracking down on foreign outlets

The BBC is “temporarily suspending” the work of all its news journalists and support staff in Russia after authorities passed legislation cracking down on foreign outlets.

The BBC director general, Tim Davie, said the new law appeared to “criminalise the process of independent journalism” in Russia.

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