Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Navalny's Personal Blog Is in Internet Blacklist Now
14.03.2014 00:03
Navalny's Personal Blog Is in Internet Blacklist Now
http://slon.ru/russia/pochemu_navalnyy_ne_smog_pobedit_saurona-988933.xhtml

The LiveJournal blog of an opposition leader Alexey Navalny and several other independent websites have been included to the Russian Internet blacklist, Russia's telecoms watchdog said on Thursday.

      The anti-Kremlin activist, who is currently under house arrest, is forbidden from leaving his residence – an apartment in the Moscow suburbs – and from using the Internet, telephone or any other means of communication with the world outside of his family, lawyers and police investigators until April 28.

      "There are regular updates in Navalny's personal Internet blog, which violates a court ruling establishing terms of confinement for a citizen who is under criminal investigation,” telecoms watchdog Roscomnadzor said in a statement.

      Navalny, who played a leading role in mass street protests against Russian president Vladimir Putin in the winter of 2011-2012, is under investigation together with his brother Oleg for allegedly embezzling money from cosmetics company Yves Rocher.

      Roscomnadzor also blacklisted independent website grani.ru, opposition website Kasparov.ru and the online newspaper Yezhednevny Zhurnal for “inciting users to engage in unlawful activities and take part in mass rallies that are in breach of the law.”

      “Telecommunication companies have been ordered to immediately restrict access to all these resources,” the watchdog said.

      A 2012 law allows Russian state agencies to block, without a court order, websites they deem to be promoting illegal content.




Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Alexey Navalny Russian Internet blacklist Russian opposition Russian Internet  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Navalny Filed a Lawsuit Against Peskov over Accusations of Cooperation with the CIA
18.11.2020
More than 30 People were Detained after Fights between Azerbaijanis and Armenians in Moscow
29.07.2020
Foreign Vaccines may Become Available in Russia after Registration
17.01.2021
Forbes Named the Richest Russian Deputies and Officials
18.09.2020
The Russians Named the Main Events, Words and People of the Year
22.12.2020



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share


TAGS:
Fyodor Bondarchuk  FIFA Russia 2018  Moscow  Video Mapping  Russian regions  Tsaritsyno  Festivals in Moscow  Anastasia Zavgorodnyaya  business  Bolshoi Theatre  Megacities  Izhevsk  Magadan ethnic park  Maria Sharapova  Ivolginsky Datsan  Yuri Lyubimov  Exhibitions in Moscow  Oscar Feltsman  Vladimir Borovikovsky  St. Petersburg  Legal Services in Russia  Kazan Railway Station  New Museums  Russian ballet  Republic of Bashkortostan  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Norilsk Nickel  Victor Borisov-Musatov  Russian business  Stavropol Territory  Speleology  travel to Russia  White Crow Exhibition  sports in Moscow  RTS   Samara  Russian Film Directors  Russian Cinema  Olympic Games 2012  Russian festival  Olympic park  Russian society  Yekaterinburg  Exhibition Fairs  Russian tourism  economic crisis  Russian theatre  Supseh  Soyuzmultfilm Studio  Musicals in Moscow 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites