Google blocks Russia's RT app downloads on Ukrainian territory

Reuters  | Feb 27, 2022 10:35AM ET

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Alphabet Inc's Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has banned downloads of Russian state-owned media outlet RT's mobile app on Ukrainian territory at the request of the government in Kyiv.

"In response to a legal request from the Ukrainian government, the RT News app is no longer available for download on Google Play in Ukraine," a Google spokesperson said on Sunday.