- Russia is cutting off access to Facebook (FB -1.4%) in the country, the latest escalation of a simmering battle with social-media companies amid Russia's conflict with Ukraine.
- Telecom regulator Roskomnadzor says it's making the move after seeing 26 cases of discrimination against Russian media and information resources by Facebook since October 2020.
- It's also citing Facebook's move to restrict access to Russian state-owned media channels.
- Those restrictions are prohibited by Russian law, the regulator says.
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