Lisa Haseldine Lisa Haseldine

Russia’s RuTube is no match for YouTube

Vladimir Putin (Credit: Getty images)

As Russia has stepped up its military campaign in Ukraine, the crackdown at home has intensified. The Kremlin has suppressed news sources that didn’t align with its world view, squashing the country’s last remaining independent media.

But even Vladimir Putin couldn’t quite plug all the gaps as the truth about the reality of his deadly campaign continued to trickle back to Russians at home.

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