Russia accuses Twitter of ‘deliberate violation of Russian law’


In the statement made by Roskomnadzor, it was stated that since 2017, 28 thousand requests have been sent to Twitter to remove content that encourages suicide, obscene and drug abuse.

“Twitter deliberately violates the laws of Russia,” the statement pointed out that despite these requests, about 3,000 illegal content was not removed by Twitter. It was said.

Under Russian law, Twitter could be fined 800,000 to 8 million rubles for not deleting prohibited content.