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Putin’s fan club is right

inflicting “facts” about the Russian invasion of Ukraine confirm the wisdom of the ancient Greek dramatist Aeschylus: “In war, truth is the first casualty.” No single point of sale gives the full story. Censorship in Russia is clear. Russia has blocked the websites of BBC, Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and Deutsche Welle, among others. Social media is being curtailed. By comparison, the blocking of the RT (formerly Russia Today) TV signal seems mild. But it remains censorship, even if interpreted as part of European Union sanctions. If we can’t hear the other side, how do we know if we…

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