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Russia Accuses BBC World News of Violating Broadcasting Requirements

BBC World News is accused of failing to follow an order to protect minors from harmful information. EPA / TASS

Russia's communications regulator said on Tuesday documents have been submitted to court which accuse the BBC World News channel of violating broadcasting requirements within Russia.

In monitoring the channel, the regulator, Roskomnadzor, said it detected violations of an order concerning the protection of children from information that is harmful to their health and development.

Roskomnadzor said the court session was scheduled for March 12.

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