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.
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.
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.
Pavel Durov explained the ban of updates to the messenger in the App Store with a lock in Russia.
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.
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.
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.
Telegram was not available in Russia and other countries due to problems with power supply servers. The founder of the project Pavel Durov called the failure "growth problems" - last week the messenger overcame the threshold of 200 million users.
Created with the participation of the Russian Federal Security Service, the Russian messenger is being spun through scandals with "keys." The main thing is to demonstrate to the potential investors the unbending will of Zits chairman Pavel Durov.
The first round of "distribution of elephants and the materialization of spirits" has already brought the owners of the messenger 850 million dollars.
Pavel Durov reported to the US authorities about attracting $ 850 million from 81 investors.
David Yakobashvili, one of the founders of Wimm-Bill-Dann, invested $ 10 million in Telegram during the preliminary ICO project in January. This is the second Russian investor, who reported on participation in the equity of the messenger.
According to preliminary estimates of Forbes, the state of the founder of Telegram is not less than 1.7 billion dollars.
Unlike Russian citizens enjoying the long New Year holidays, crypto traders, investors and crypto-instruments all over the world have kept their nose to the wind for the past ten days. What interesting happened in the cryptomir, while we ate Olivier on vacation.