Roskomnadzor has no plans to block YouTube in Russia in connection with the distribution of calls out to the rally against pension reform in a single voting day on 9 September. About it it is spoken in the Department message on his page in “Vkontakte”.
“The blocking of YouTube on the territory of the Russian Federation out of the question. Our state has other mechanisms for enforcement of Russian laws”, — quoted the Deputy head of Roskomnadzor Vadim Subbotin.
The official noted that while the reaction from Google to the letter of the CEC and of Roskomnadzor on the inadmissibility of intervention in the election process in Russia was not followed. “We’ll monitor the situation and see the reaction of Google. While the official response from the company. After a Single day of voting, we will gather at the meeting of the interim Commission of the Federation Council on the protection of sovereignty and summarize the results”, — said Subbotin.
In a letter to Google, the CEC and Roskomnadzor pointed out that on YouTube published videos urging Russians to participate in political campaigns on election day, which violates current law. In particular, to take to the streets on September 9 and speak against raising the retirement age in their videos on YouTube called opposition politician Alexei Navalny.
Lack of response to letters from Google will be regarded as a direct interference in Russia’s internal Affairs, assured in Roskomnadzor.
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