Instead, readers receive a notice that the article has been removed. An online service that records the content of popular internet links dates Tuesday morning as the latest snapshot of the article.
The Russian Embassy released a statement from Kelin on Thursday condemning the removal of the interview.
And bad news for your readers, who have been deprived of a balanced hearing of viewpoints and, consequently, the ability to make their own judgment about the crisis in Ukraine.
The original article in The Times, titled Russia is ready for ceasefire but not defeat, says ambassador to UK, explained Moscows stance on the conflict with Ukraine, as well as the possibility of peace talks.
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The ambassador commented on Ukrainian domestic issues, such as the poor economic situation and the crackdown on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church by President Vladimir Zelensky.
The message, which was addressed to Times Chief Editor Tony Gallagher, described the decision as deeply revealing and suggested that the newspaper had taken the step after coming under fire from the influential local antiRussian troupe.
Your newspaper has sadly caved in to outside pressure or, highly likely, instructions from the authorities, Kelin argued.
Hardly the hallmark of a courageous independent editorial policy.
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