CBC/Radio-Canada closed its Beijing bureau after the Chinese government refused to provide a journalist visa for the broadcaster’s new China correspondent.
Media workers were among 62 Canadians sanctioned by the Russian government and banned indefinitely from entering the country.
Russia’s foreign ministry announced it would close CBC/Radio-Canada’s Moscow bureau and cancel its reporters’ visas.
Journalists were among 61 Canadians sanctioned by the Russian government and banned indefinitely from entering the country.
Media organizations including the CBC, BBC, CNN and Bloomberg were forced to pause reporting in Russia after a new law threatened to jail anyone publishing what the government described as “false information” about the war in Ukraine.