Latvia shuts down pro-Kremlin website Sputnik, drawing Moscow rebuke

March 29, 2016 7:09 PM

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RIGA Latvian authorities have shut down the local version of Russian pro-Kremlin news website Sputnik, drawing an immediate rebuke from Moscow.

The Latvian domain of the Russian-owned news site was shut down by the local domain registry after the foreign ministry said the site could represent a breach of EU sanctions on Russia.

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