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« on: March 12, 2022, 04:05:21 pm »

YouTube pauses all monetization in Russia, blocks RT & Sputnik globally

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YouTube has paused all monetization of its platform in Russia.
YouTube has removed the RT and Sputnik news channels globally after previously removing them in Europe.
More than 1,000 channels and 15,000 videos have been removed for violating YouTube's hate speech policy relating to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.


All monetization of YouTube inside Russia has been stopped.

YouTube has announced that it has paused all monetization in Russia while also blocking RT and Sputnik's channels worldwide.

The move, which was announced via Twitter, comes after YouTube previously blocked the Kremlin-backed channels in Europe. Now, they're blocked everywhere. YouTube also says that its "Community Guidelines prohibit content denying, minimizing or trivializing well-documented violent events." As of now, content describing Russia's invasion of Ukraine that violates that policy is being removed.

1/ Our Community Guidelines prohibit content denying, minimizing or trivializin...

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