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Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Kremlin will move to another messenger after blocking Telegram

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said on Monday that the press-service of the Kremlin will be forced to switch to another messenger, if Roskomnadzor decides on the Telegram lock.

photo: kremlin.ru

Overall, said Sands, answering the question about the Telegram messenger, it is not a question of the Kremlin. according to him, this is the head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov. Peskov, reports RIA “Novosti”, said that the issue of compliance with the standards prescribed in the current legislation.

“If the services of this messenger are not available, then move on to another view which will be more convenient,” – said Peskov, adding that there is competition, that is a choice.

While Sands has left from the answer to the question, whether he agrees with the developer of Telegram Pavel Durov, who believes that the requirements of Roscomnadzor, violation of article of the Russian Constitution on the secrecy of correspondence.

“It’s not our issue,” repeated Sands.

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