An employee stands by TV sets in a shop in Moscow during the broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual televised phone-in with the nation.
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Russian media face bans by neighbours

The Russian government funds several media which broadcast to audiences abroad. They say their goal is to present alternative points of view and a different perspective, but some of Russia's neighbours are worried.

They accuse the Kremlin-funded media machine of broadcasting propaganda, and they are taking action.

BBC Monitoring looks at the measures some countries have been taking against Russia's media expansion.

Produced by Vitaly Shevchenko.

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  • 29 Apr 2016
  • From the section Europe