Kremlin: Telegram Messenger has no immunity against Russian laws
The Telegram Messenger will not have “immunity from Russian laws,” as relayed to RIA Novosti by Igor Shchyogolev, an Assistant to the Russian President.
“The general principle is that when there are laws, they must be implemented,” stressed the President’s Assistant in response to a question as to whether Telegram’s work in Russia would be stopped. For more detailed information Shchyogolev advised reporters to contact the regulatory authorities.
In June, the head of Roskomnadzor (Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communication, Information Technology and Mass Media), Alexander Zharov, threatened the founder of the messenger service, Pavel Durov, and the administrators of the …read more