Kholod - Justice for Journalists

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Affiliated media: Kholod, Podcast on SoundStream

Incident date: April 14, 2022

Attack type:

  • request to remove or block the article and/or refutation

Who attacked: Authorities

Source: Radio Svoboda

Location: Russia, Moscow, Moscow

Additional information:

The SoundStream service has removed all the podcasts of the Kholod news outlet, including those devoted to the war in Ukraine, at the demand of Roskomnadzor. The Roscomnadzor notification said that Kholod's podcasts contained «false information» about a «special military operation» in Ukraine, including «attacks on civilian infrastructure facilities, numerous victims among Ukrainian civilians and in the ranks of the Russian Armed Forces». Kholod's website has been blocked in Russia since April 9. The editorial board refused to remove any materials at the censors' demand.