Russia has banned several websites notable for their criticism of the government and a blog run by prominent opposition leader Alexei Navalny as the Kremlin intensified its crackdown on independent media amid tensions over Kremlin.
The owner of a leading independent Russian news website has fired its chief editor following official complaints over the outlet`s coverage of Ukraine.
Day in Pics: 28th December
Showbiz World - December 28, 2014
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