: Russia renews access to Internet-site "Krym.Realii"

18:26 May. 13, 2016

Russia renews access to Internet-site "Krym.Realii"


Site administration deleted undesirable information - Russian officials

Russia stopped blocking the site "Krym.Realii" (krymr.com), a branch office of Ukrainian department of "Radio liberty".

Russia's Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, information, Technology, and Mass Media ('Roskomnadzor') deleted the site from the list of forbidden informational sources.

According to its press officer, "Krym.Realii" administration staff checked the site's content and deleted all objectionable materials.

On Thursday, May 12th, 'Roskomnadzor' started blocking the access to the "Krym.Realii" (krymr.org) site in the view of an official request from the self-proclaimed authorities of Russia-occupied Crimean peninsula.

The so called General Prosecutor's Office of Crimea suspected the site "Krym.Realii" in extremism. Poklonska insisted the publications on the source are set to excuse and justify subversive activities, extremism, and constant discredit of current Crimean authorities, as well as incite to international hatred. In April all the allegedly gathered materials were sent to Russia's General Prosecutor's Office.

Read also Russian activist gets three years in jail for claiming Crimea is Ukraine

On April 19th Nataliya Poklonska reported of initiating criminal proceeding against one of the journalists of "Krym.Realii". The unnamed suspected is said to have encouraged to violate Russia's territorial integrity, since his materials concerning the Crimean blockade allegedly contained objectionable expressions.

Watch also Russian court bans Crimean Tatar Mejlis

comments powered by Disqus


News15:57 Oct. 22, 2016
Belarus wants apologies from Ukraine over plane
News14:28 Oct. 22, 2016
NATO appoints its first intelligence chief - DW
News12:41 Oct. 22, 2016
19 dead in chopper crash landing in Russia
News11:57 Oct. 22, 2016
Mental health of Ukrainian prisoner in Russia requires urgent treatment - journalist
News09:53 Oct. 22, 2016
Grad is back in conflict zone (update)
Subscribe to receive regular email updates about Ukraine and Eastern Europe