Tech's crackdown on Russian propaganda is a geopolitical high-wire act

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The main newsroom of Russian outlet Sputnik News in Moscow on April 27, 2018. Mladen Antonov/AFP via Getty Images

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is forcing Silicon Valley giants into a geopolitical high-wire act they have long tried to avoid.

From Facebook and Google to Apple and Microsoft, platforms have moved to limit the reach of Kremlin-controlled media outlets.

Google has booted Russian state media from its Google News service. Facebook

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