Denis Dyomkin reuters.com Russia is threatening to restrict access to the BBC's Russian language website after the British broadcaster refused to remove an interview with an activist branded by Moscow as an extremist.
The Kremlin has steadily tightened its grip on local media during the rule of President Vladimir Putin since 2000, but Western media have remained largely unaffected by this trend.
A move to block the BBC website would be a rare example of direct Russian government interference in the work of Western media.
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