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  • German newspaper Bild announces boycott of 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia

    The German newspaper, Bild, announced their boycott of Russia, where the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup will be held in the summer. The German newspaper refuses to send their journalists to the largest football tournament due to censorship by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    According to Bild, media representatives’ freedom of speech was restricted.

    "Putin imposed censorship on the precursor to the World Cup. Journalists were only allowed to report on Confederations Cup football matches. The …