The founder of Telegram received French citizenship. He also has a passport of the Caribbean state of Saint Kitts and Nevis and allows him to enter the EU without a visa.
From the point of view of the law, administrators and clients of large Telegram bots are criminals in terms of "breaking through".
The beginning of the year turned out to be hot for Pavel Durov and his team; in early January, the founder of Telegram was questioned for a total of more than 16 hours.
Oil industry workers, gas producers and metallurgists are the most successful businessmen in the Forbes list of the richest people. But there are exceptions.
The messenger of Pavel Durov used to give out data of users at the request of the Prosecutor General's Office and the Investigative Committee, and now the FSB of the Russian Federation will also disclose the data of terror suspects.
The Prosecutor General's Office found Roscosnadzor's actions to block IP addresses during the fake "Telegram hunt" by exceeding authority.
All attempts of the state in the Russian Federation to drag into the allegedly "independent" from the authorities messenger users have not succeeded. In June, the audience of Telegram was 23% less than in April 2018.
Famous for his unscrupulous official of the presidential administration of the Russian Federation "ruined" the fight against Telegram and began to run "ahead of the locomotive", recommending the disconnection of foreign services.
Pavel Durov explained the ban of updates to the messenger in the App Store with a lock in Russia.
The head of the Investigative Committee also demanded "to save children from the Internet".
The site of the telegram that was blocked in Russia was not available in the search output of Mail.ru and Sputnik, but is visible in the search for Google and Yandex.
Viber and WhatsApp were affected by the Telegram lock.
Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation on Internet Development Herman Klimenko spoke about the problems and prospects of the fight against Telegram.
The messenger challenged the decision on the legality of the FSB order and filed a complaint against the verdict of the Supreme Court.
From blocking Telegram in Russia, 400 Internet resources were affected.
Amazon has forbidden developers to use their own domain to bypass locks. Earlier, Google did the same, but then it was not affected by Telegram's ability to bypass the lock.
Operators do not want to promote the disgraced messenger.
Of these, half will have to Russian companies, another $ 1 billion will account for the losses of Amazon and Google.
The Office proposes to introduce a new basis for blocking - a court decision in the case of an administrative offense.
Google allows the Telegram messenger to use its IP addresses to bypass the lock, explained in Roskomnadzor. In this regard, Roskomnadzor has entered a number of IP-addresses of Google into the register of prohibited information.
Roskomnadzor takes new measures to completely block the Telegram messenger in Russia, but so far the efforts do not work. Completely to block the messenger it is possible, only having disconnected all Internet in the country, ascertain experts.
Block the messenger until it was physically impossible.
Roskomnadzor tries to block Telegram the second day, but instead creates problems for other sites.
Head of the department Alexander Zharov believes that this will give the result.
According to him, the messenger will use methods to bypass locks that do not require user action.
This decision was made by the Tagansky District Court. He also granted the petition of Roskomnadzor to immediately block the messenger.
Censors filed such a petition to the court.
Roskomnadzor filed a lawsuit to the Tagansky court on restricting access to Telegram, according to the website of the agency.