Ever for the reason that flip of the century the Rossiya-Ok TV has proven a dwell feed of the New Yr’s Day live performance from Vienna to many hundreds of thousands of appreciative Russian viewers.
This 12 months, the channel has dropped out.
The rationale? In mid-December, the European Union imposed recent sanctions towards the channel’s proprietor as ‘a media group related to the Russian authorities’.
So the boycott is a tit-for-tat reciprocal act.