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The New Yorker: Russia’s Last Independent TV Channel Covers the Invasion of Ukraine.

TV Rain, Russia’s sole remaining independent television operation... Russia had demonstrated against the invasion on Thursday. OVDInfo, an organization that tracks political persecution in the country, was reporting 1,960 people detained; most were facing fines, but several had been sentenced to jail time or were facing criminal prosecution. Authorities have blocked access to the OVDInfo site for Russian Internet users, and have branded the organization itself a “foreign agent.”... Now TV Rain had tape of an address by Zelensky. It would almost certainly be the only Russian media outlet to show the speech...


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