Poroshenko banned Vkontakte and Odnoklassniki

Порошенко запретил ВКонтакте и Одноклассников

The President Of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko

The decree extended the sanctions against Russia, in particular, prohibited Yandex.

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko enacted the decision of the Council of national security and defense Council (NSDC) of 28 April on the extension of the list of natural and legal persons. the text of the decree published on the website of the head of state on Tuesday, may 16.

As noted in the presidential Administration, the expanded list includes 1 228 468 individuals and legal entities. Against legal entities, the validity of sanctions is extended from one year to three years for individuals for periods of one year, three years, five years or indefinitely.

In particular, the decree provides for blocking access to social networks Vkontakte and Odnoklassniki, as well as sites Mail.Ru Group and Yandex (the search engine will work).

The sanctions imposed on RBC TV, “TV Center”, VGTRK and “NTV Plus” and “Star”, and anti-virus companies, “Kaspersky Lab” and DrWeb. Internet service providers ordered to block access to these Internet resources.

While all of these sites fall under the ban, are working.

However, according to the document, invalid recognized several previous decrees of the President on sanctions.

The present decree comes into force from the day of its publication, monitoring its implementation is entrusted to the Secretary of the NSDC Oleksandr Turchynov.

Previously Poroshenko has said that Russia may impose additional sanctions if it refuses to comply with the final decision of the International court of justice.

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