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Russia: FSB Blocks Access to LiveJournal in Ulyanovsk City

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Technology, RuNet Echo

A user of Internet portal Habrahabr wrote [1] [ru] that on May 17, 2011 an Internet provider company in Russian city Ulyanovsk blocked access to the blog of Aleksey Navalny, a famous online personality on RuNet, following the order of FSB, Russian security service. It was later reported [2] [ru] by GTZ.ru that the IP blocked the whole LiveJournal platform due to alleged technical problems. It is still unclear what really happened.