On 20th April Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) reported that St. Petersburg City Court has appealed to Russia Supreme Court to ban information website of crypto currency.
The District Court of St. Petersburg has applied the application to the Prosecution Office in June 2016 and blocked the website Bitcoininfo.ru website.
To foliate the Federal Act “On the Central Bank of the Russian Federation (the Bank of Russia)” the court has found that the website about the virtual asset Bitcoin and violated it as per the act.
So, the Oktyabrsky, District Court of St. Petersburg has ordered to block 40 websites of crypto currencies as it provides dusky information about the digital currency which is causing high use of crypto currency in the black trading which is not possible by the centralized currency people started offending criminal activities like drugs, weapons, forged document.
But in March 2018, the city court St. Petersburg has investigated the appeal and released the decision and approve to unblock the all the crytpo currency website.
This week, the most popular messaging app Telegram banned by the Russian Government and Roskomnadzor has blocked nearly 20 mIn IP addresses. But many people reported that still this app functions as many other websites have also been affected as the company charged the ban on Microsoft updates, Xbox Live, and the website of Roskomnadzor.