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June 6, 2022 1:36 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

Latvia said it will take 80 Russian TV channels off-air until the end of Russia's war in Ukraine and return of the occupied Crimea peninsula to Ukraine. The Chairman of the Latvian National Electronic Media Council cited legislation that stipulates prohibition of broadcasting programs registered in the country that threaten another country's independence and territorial integrity. The decision comes into force on June 9.

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