Communications monitor RussiaThe Roskomnadzor Block TwitterR YL O قصير shortly after doing the same with the social network Facebook.
According to a document in Organized siteThis action comes after a request from the Russian Prosecutor General’s office on February 24, which is the date of the start of the Russian military operation in Ukraine.
At the time this news was written, Twitter It was still available in Moscow.
Previously, Roskomnadzor announced a ban on access in Russia to the social network Facebook Facebook In response to the” censorship ” of Russian media accounts.
“On March 4, it was decided to block access to the social network Facebook, controlled by Meta, on ther ATR VR Russian Federation,”Roskomnadzor said in a statement.
The Russian regulator was already Unrestricted Partially and slowed down Access a Facebook Facebook And Twitter To spread “false information” about the actions of Russian troops in Ukraine.
He then explained that he was taking this action after the US technology company restricted the official accounts of four Russian media: the military TV channel Zvezda , the official agency RIA Novosti, the Lenta portal and the newspaper Gazeta.ru.
The Russian prosecutor’s office specified that Facebook “illegally restrict the dissemination through internet users of socially important information on the territory of the Russian Federation, including registered messages and information materials, in connection with.”…
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