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Hundreds of protesters demand Russia stop blocking Telegram messenger app

May 14, 2018

Hundreds of protesters demand Russia stop blocking Telegram messenger app

Hundreds of people rallied in Moscow on Sunday to demand the unblocking of the Telegram app, the second protest in the Russian capital since the authorities blocked the popular messaging service last month. Demonstrators chanted anti-government slogans and brandished signs carrying messages against internet censorship. ...

Putin's turf war with Telegram escalates as Russia blocks IPs

Apr 23, 2018

Putin's turf war with Telegram escalates as Russia blocks IPs

Russia's communications regulator blocked some Alphabet Inc. internet addresses, blaming the U.S. owner of Google for helping Pavel Durov's Telegram Messenger LLP service evade government blocking. "Google hasn't complied with Roskomnadzor requests and, despite a court ruling, keeps allowing Telegram Messenger to use its IP ...