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Russia Blocks Telegram Messaging App

Russia began implementing a ban on popular instant messaging service Telegram in accordance with a court ruling after the app's administrators refused to provide encrypted messages to Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB). Russia's state telecommunications regulator Roskomnadzor said … Read More

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Telegram the latest app to be banned as Russia sends defiant message

The encrypted messaging app Telegram is the latest to be banned in Russia, prompting Kremlin officials to look elsewhere for how it communicates with the media. We found out last week that not all Android vendors are created equal when it comes to security patches following research by a pair …

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Telegram Banned in Russia

Roskomnadzor, the Russian state telecommunication's watchdog, began the process of blocking Telegram. The move came after a court on Friday approved the move after Telegram failed to comply with an order to give the Russian authorities access to users' messages. Telegram did not contest … Read More

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Russia begins blocking access to Telegram app

Russia's communications watchdog on Monday began blocking access to the popular messaging app Telegram after a court banned the service for refusing to give security services … "Roskomnadzor has received the ruling of (Moscow's) Tagansky court to block Telegram's services on Russian territory. Read More

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The battle to beat the block: Telegram’s attorneys see success in court efforts

MOSCOW, April 16. /TASS/. Telegram's litigation team has achieved its immediate goals set for them by Telegram's creator, Pavel Durov, related to the dispute with the FSB (Russia's Federal Security Service) and the Federal Service for Supervision of Telecom, Information Technologies and Mass … Read More

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Russia begins blocking messaging app Telegram

Russian authorities alleged that Telegram, which was developed by Russian entrepreneur Pavel Durov, has been used by violent extremists. The company argues that Russia's FSB intelligence service is violating consumer rights. Telegram was briefly unavailable to users early Monday afternoon, but … Read More

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Russia starts blocking Telegram for failing to turn over encryption keys

The Russian state telecommunication regulator has began blocking Telegram as expected. This comes after the messaging company refused to give Russian security services encryption keys. The service is expected to be blocked within the coming hours. According to several reports Telegram is still … Read More

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Telegram Gets Ban From Russia

The court didn't take long to agree, granting the request after just 18 minutes of deliberation. Telegram lawyers declined to attend the hearing in protest. The ruling now makes it possible for Russian communications regulators to order the country's ISPs to block the Telegram protocol or Telegram servers … Read More

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Telegram Block Begins in Russia, Says Regulator Roskomnadzor

Russia's state telecommunications regulator said on Monday it had begun blocking access to messenger service Telegram after the service's owner refused to comply with an order to give Russian state security access to users' secret messages. The watchdog, Roskomnadzor, said in a statement on its … Read More

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Russia Starts Ban on Telegram, Forcing Kremlin to Switch Service

The Roskomnadzor communications watchdog on Monday ordered internet and mobile phone operators to block access to Telegram within 24 hours. It acted after a Moscow court ruled last week that Telegram's Russian founder Pavel Durov failed to comply with legislation requiring the company to give … Read More