Authors:MediaSapiensThe video platform removed the YouTube channels of the propaganda news agencies Anna News and News-Front, as well as the YouTube channel of the Russian state TV channel in Crimea “Crimea 24”.
YouTube has removed channels completely, without storing the channel names and videos they contained. Before the removal, the News-Front channel had 457 thousand subscribers, Anna News – 288 thousand, “Crimea 24” – 25 thousand.
Anna News and News-Front were previously blocked due to violations of video hosting rules. Both contain pro-Russian propaganda and support the so-called “LPR” and “DPR”, as well as cover the activities of illegal armed groups in the ORDLO. The Crimea 24 channel is a YouTube channel of the Russian state television and radio company of the same name in the Crimea.