The Russian Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Communications (Roskomnadzor) blocked the online monitoring of Bestchange exchangers, based on the decision of the Kuybyshevsky District Court of Omsk, dated July 24, 2018. A few more cryptocurrency sites have also been added to the registry of prohibited sites.
The fact is that according to the decision of the Kuybyshevsky District Court of the city of Omsk on July 24, 2018, any information about “Bitcoin” on the Internet is illegal and is subject to blocking.
"… as information about Bitcoin's" electronic currency ", which is a virtual means of payment and accumulation, as well as other information for the distribution of which criminal and administrative responsibility is provided, is information whose distribution in the territory of the Russian Federation is prohibited," the court said who called for the blocking of such information "in order to protect the foundations of the constitutional order, morality, health, rights and legitimate interests of others, to ensure the defense of the country and security these states. "
As for the blocked exchanger and other cryptocurrency sites, Omsk city prosecutor Alexey Poluboyarov, who personally participated in the trial, filed a lawsuit about getting them illegal.