Russia includes Meta in its register of extremist and dangerous organizations


The Ministry of Justice of Russia has included this Friday the technological giant Goal, matrix of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, in the registration of extremist organizations for allowing calls for violence against Russians. The list, published on the Justice website, has been updated today with the inclusion of Meta, declared a terrorist organization by a Russian court on March 21 of this yeara decision that was ratified by the Russian Justice after the corresponding appeal last June.

On October 11, the Russian Federal Financial Monitoring Service, also included Meta in the list of organizations linked to terrorism and extremism, which allows Russian banks freeze the funds of this organization. These decisions do not extend to Meta’s WhatsApp messaging service, since does not contain functions for public dissemination of informationaccording to the Russian authorities.

After Facebook and Instagram were declared extremists, these services were left formally blocked. However, the Prosecutor’s Office did not classify the use of social networks as participation in extremist activities, which is why many Russians still access social networks through VPNs.

The reason for this process was the temporary lifting by Meta of the ban on residents of various countries to publish information with calls for violence. against Russian citizens following the “special military operation” launched by the Kremlin against Ukraine.


*The article has been translated based on the content of If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!

*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.

*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!

For all the latest news click here

Denial of responsibility! is an automatic aggregator around the global media. All the content are available free on Internet. We have just arranged it in one platform for educational purpose only. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials on our website, please contact us by email – at The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.