Access to the BBC News in Russia

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How to get around the BBC block in Russia​

As we've been reporting, the Russian authorities have restricted access to BBC websites in Russian and English, as well as other international and independent media, accusing them of circulating "false information" about what is happening in Ukraine.
In response, the BBC said "access to accurate, independent information is a fundamental human right which should not be denied to the people of Russia, millions of whom rely on BBC News every week".
Record numbers of people have read the BBC's Russian language news website since the invasion.
Here's a reminder of how to get around the BBC ban in Russia:
  • Download the Psiphon app from the AppStore or Google Play Store
  • Look for the dedicated BBC site on the Tor Browser
which can be found using this URL
  • . Note that this URL only works using the Tor Browser or the Onion Browser (on iPhones)
  • If access to the apps is restricted then send a blank email to or An email will be sent in response with a direct and safe download link
The BBC has also launched two new shortwave frequencies broadcasting World Service English news for four hours a day to Ukraine and parts of Russia:

  • 15735 kHz from 14:00 GMT to 16:00 GMT
  • 5875 kHz from 20:00 GMT to 22:00 GMT
The Chinese will never allow any sanctions against Russia to be wholly effective

The Turks will also facilitate smuggling in and out of Russia
Is that why Russia is killing innocent civilians across Ukraine then?
What suppression and discrimination has been carried out by over 1000 children killed by Russian forces?
Take the Crimea - take the period 1991 to 2014, do you have any idea how the ethnic Russian majority in the Crimea was ‘indirectly’ treated when Crimea was under Ukraine?
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