The BBC website, Facebook and Twitter were blocked in Russia yesterday.
The state censorship authority Roskomnadzor blocked access in one go Kremlin raid.
BBC boss Tim Davie said: “The truth is often the first casualty of war.
“In a conflict where disinformation and propaganda are rife, what is needed is factual and independent news that people can trust.”
Russia’s foreign ministry said the BBC was “undermining domestic stability and security”.
At Facebook, the regulator said there had been 26 cases of discrimination against Russian media by the platform since October 2020.
Radio Free Europe, one of the continent’s largest independent news agencies, and Maduza, one of the largest exiled Russian news sites, were also banned.
RFE employees were labeled “foreign agents” and expelled from Moscow headquarters.
Russian media have been warned against describing the situation in Ukraine as a “special operation” rather than a “war”.
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