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Canadian politicians condemn Russian shuttering of CBC Moscow bureau

News | 05/19/2022 4:13 pm EDT
Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez speaks with reporters in Ottawa on May 13, 2019./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

Canadian politicians were quick to condemn Russia’s move to close the CBC/Radio-Canada’s bureau in Moscow in retaliation for the removal of RT, the state-sponsored Russian network, from Canada’s airwaves. The CRTC removed the Russian network in March. CBC said 10 employees, both Canadian and Russian nationals, were affected by the decision.

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