Roskomnadzor demanded to exclude threats against Russians from Google services

Roskomnadzor demanded that the American company Google immediately exclude threats against Russian users from the company’s services, the agency’s press service reports. The claims of the Internet regulator are related to the operation of the automatic translation service Google.Translate. As stated in Roskomnadzor, when entering the phrase dear Russians (“dear Russians”) on the Google.Translate website, […]

Instagram blocked in Russia | News from Germany about Russia | DW

The blocking of the social network Instagram (“Instagram”) began in Russia on the night of Monday, March 14, against the backdrop of Russia’s ongoing war against Ukraine. This is reported by Netblocks and Globalcheck services, as well as Russian users of the social network. On March 11, Roskomnadzor announced its intention to block this resource, […]

Roskomnadzor explained blocking Instagram by protecting Russians from bullying

Russians began to receive letters from the Gosuslugi portal warning Roskomnadzor to block Instagram. The agency explains the adoption of such a measure by the need to protect Russians from bullying online and encourages people to go to Odnoklassniki and VKontakte. “We need to ensure the psychological health of citizens, especially children and adolescents, to […]

Roskomnadzor blocked Golos, For Human Rights, Amnesry International and Important Stories

Roskomnadzor (RKN), at the request of the Prosecutor General’s Office, restricted access to the websites of the association of election observers “Golos” (recognized as a foreign agent in the Russian Federation), the movement “For Human Rights” (recognized as a foreign agent, announced its liquidation), the branch of Amnesty International in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, […]

RKN demanded that Telegram remove bots for collecting data on the Russian military

Roskomnadzor demanded that the Telegram messenger remove bots that collect information about Russian servicemen participating in a special operation in Ukraine. This is stated in the message of the department. “The creators of such resources, as a rule, are aimed at collecting reliable data about military personnel and members of their families, cynically playing on […]

Roskomnadzor denied blocking Youtube in Russia

Roskomnadzor did not make a decision to block Youtube video hosting in Russia, a representative of the department told Vedomosti. “The decision to block Youtube video hosting in Russia was not made,” a representative of the regulator told Vedomosti. Earlier, messages appeared in Telegram channels that on March 2, blocking of the Youtube service domain, […]

Wikipedia announced the threat of blocking by Roskomnadzor

Roskomnadzor sent a warning to the Russian-language section of Wikipedia about a possible blocking for the article “Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine (2022)”, reported on the Russian Wikipedia page on Twitter. Roskomnadzor received a corresponding notification from the Prosecutor General’s Office. The screenshot of the document, published on Twitter, says that the article contains information distributed […]

Roskomnadzor began to slow down Twitter traffic again

Roskomnadzor began to slow down the speed of the social network Twitter in Russia again, the press service of the department reports. They explained the decision by spreading false information about the Russian military operation in Ukraine on the platform. We are talking about stationary computers, explained in the RKN. “Roskomnadzor has restored measures in […]