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MOSCOW, 15 Aug — RIA Novosti. The microblogging service Twitter was blocked on demand of Roskomnadzor accounts offshore bookmakers Winlinebet, Fonbet and Parimatch because of the ban in Russia is gambling on the Internet, told RIA Novosti in the press center of Roskomnadzor.
“Roskomnadzor sent a demand to the administration of Twitter in relation to named accounts on the basis of the decision of the Federal tax service (FTS) adopted in accordance with the Federal law “On information, information technologies and information protection”, — told RIA Novosti in the press center of the Ministry.
As explained in Roskomnadzor, the office was included in the unified register of Internet resources prohibited for distribution in Russia due to the ban in the country activities for the organization and conduct of gambling and lotteries on the Internet. Decision on registration in the register under this provision of the law, takes on.