Swedish Radio website blocked in Russia

Some of Russia’s inhabitants have been blocked from accessing Swedish Radio’s website since November, apparently because of an article published years ago, that Russian authorities have recently interpreted as having broken the law. Radio Sweden’s Russian department published an article on its website, in 2010, about how overdosing on over-the-counter painkillers, like Alvedon, had become the […]


Radio Sweden to cut German and Russian departments

Radio Sweden currently offers news and views about Sweden in English, Arabic, Somali, Persian, Kurdish, German, Russian and Romani. Explaining the decision to drop the Russian and German offerings, head of Radio Sweden, Ingemar Löfgren, said, “German and Russian are a remainder of the old overseas service for Radio Sweden, which no longer fits into our task to reflect the […]