The socialist party has proposed to ban the Telegram lock during special modes

Deputies from "Fair Russia" in the Duma introduced a bill prohibiting the blocking of the messenger Telegram, in the period modes of alert or emergency, should be from the database of the lower house of Parliament.

Deputies of the state Duma Dmitry Jonas and Fedot Tumusov in April, has prepared a bill which proposes to ban the Telegram lock in period modes of alert or emergency information resource government agencies. The project proposes to add article 15.4 of the law "On information" provision, under which the decision to block does not apply to the organizers of the dissemination of information on the Internet, "the service is a formal service for state bodies and their officials for the dissemination and receipt of information on the current situation in the period of the introduced mode of increased readiness or emergency."

The deputies also had previously sent a request to the head of the Ministry of communications Maksut Sadaebu, where requested to support the project. However, the Ministry of communications did not support the bill. Later, Jonas told RIA Novosti that parliamentarians will still bring a bill to the state Duma.

In July 2017, the launch was made Telegram Messenger LLP in the register of the organizers of disseminating information. From April 2018, the service began to block Telegram in Russia over the refusal of the FSB information to decrypt messages — the so-called decryption keys. However, many users Telegram continues to work. Roskomnadzor, in turn, noted that working to improve the effectiveness of the locking of the messenger.

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