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7% of users in Russia
Mid-April, the Russian authorities ordered the blocking of Telegram, which has 200 million users (7% in Russia), as this application will not provide security services with the means to read users ‘ messages, which she refused. Telegram, however, has managed to circumvent this lock and generally remains accessible in Russia.
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The boss of Roskomnadzor, quoted by the news agencies, the Russian, had hailed this decision as “the first answer, after a long period of silence, the direction of the e-mail to the requirements of the anti-terrorism legislation of the Russian and the law on the organizers of the dissemination of information”, before being returned to the strings by Pavel Durov.
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“It is to provide the IP addresses and phone numbers. The confidentiality of the correspondence remains as inviolable as it has always been,” said Pavel Tchikov, at the head of the NGO defence of Human rights, Agora, whose lawyers defend Telegram, from Russian news agencies.