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Russian watchdog launches 'administrative proceedings' vs Facebook, Twitter

Jan 21, 2019 - 8:11 PM

Alexander Zharov, head of Russia's media watchdog Roskomnadzor, says Facebook and Twitter provided 'no concrete information on localizing the data of Russian users on the territory of the Russian Federation'

Russia threatens to ban Facebook in 2018

Sep 26, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The law, which was fiercely opposed by the telecommunications industry, is an apparent move to pressure sites such as Facebook and Twitter into handing over user information

Russia drops U.S. neo-Nazi site from .ru domain

Aug 17, 2017 - 9:33 PM

Alexander Zharov the head of Russia s telecommunications watchdog Roskomnadzor says in a statement they asked the domain registrar Ru center to stop hosting it

Russia moves to ban tools used to surf outlawed websites

Jul 22, 2017 - 12:04 PM

A bill instructs Russia s telecommunications watchdog to compile a list of anonymizer services and prohibit any that fail to respect the bans issued on certain websites

Russia moves to block LinkedIn network

Nov 17, 2016 - 7:51 PM

The social networking site LinkedIn has been added to a register of violators and submitted for blocking by internet operators the Roskomnadzor watchdog says in a statement on its website

Russia makes Facebook block page of Putin's top critic

Dec 21, 2014 - 6:41 PM

Russian authorities convince Facebook to shut off a page inviting people to attend a rally in support of opposition politician Alexei Navalny drawing ire from Internet users

PUTIN'S FOE. Anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny dismisses charges like stealing and laundering against him as a Kremlin attempt to punish him for daring to oppose Putin. File photo by Sergei Ilnitsky/EPA