Sunday, January 24, 2021

Sputnik — Russian Space Chief Banned on Facebook Over Online Spat With Former US Envoy

Censorship watch.
Facebook has banned Dmitry Rogozin's account after the head of Russia's Roscosmos space agency wrote a post criticising the former US envoy to Russia, Michael McFaul.

In his post, Rogozin warned McFaul against meddling in Russian affairs after the former ambassador gave his two cents on the state of the Russian democracy and the protests supporting Alexei Navalny that swept across the country on Saturday. McFaul said the Russian blogger should be free after his arrest last week for breaching the probation terms in an embezzlement case.

Rogozin mocked Facebook's decision on his Telegram channel, questioning the platform's integrity regarding freedom of speech....


The Twitter account @khamenei_site was never Ayatollah Khamenei's Twitter account or associated with him.

Those 886.605 people who follow Khamenei on English Twitter know that his real (English language) account is @khamenei_ir. He has also accounts that post in other languages but those are listed as official ones. @khamenei_site is not one of them...

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Scott Sumner