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Russia blocks CIA and FBI websites for “spreading false information”.

Russia blocks CIA and FBI websites for “spreading false information”.

To block its websites C.I.A and his F.B.Iaccusing the two US government agencies of spreading false information, the Russian telecommunications authority Roskomnadzor decided on Friday (27/1)

“Roskomnadzor blocked access to a number of imgs belonging to state structures of enemy countries because they disseminate material aimed at destabilizing the social and political situation in Russia“, it is stated in the announcement of Roskomnadzor which was broadcast by the Russian news agencies according to the Athens News Agency.

TASS agency citing Roskomandzor reports that the two American websites published inaccurate material and information defaming the Russian armed forces.

There was no immediate comment from Washington or the US embassy in Moscow.

Russia has made it a criminal offense to defame its armed forces, punishable by up to five years in prison, while deliberately spreading “false information” about the Russian military carries a maximum sentence of up to 15 years.

Since Russia sent tens of thousands of troops into Ukraine last February, Roskomnadzor has blocked most independent media, some foreign websites and social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Source: News Beast