Russian officials said there was no warning or reason given for blocking the outlet's website and officials said they have sought a response from the Iranian embassy in Moscow, Middle East News said Saturday.
"It is especially surprising because the Persian service of the Voice of Russia is a government medium, and usually has a fair stance toward Iran," the news agency's statement said.
Russian officials said the move might jeopardize "high level" "friendly" ties between the two countries.
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