In Chechnya tested own social network. The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said in the Telegram.
«I learned that in Chechnya in the testing stage is a new social network @Mylistory, which in no way inferior to overseas. It will start functioning after the New year,» he wrote.
Kadyrov also said that to leave the social network Instagram, where his profile was unavailable today, he «long ago came up with the idea».
«Believed that embarrassed in front of friends and subscribers, and I have them in Instagram and Facebook more than four million. I have a lot of attention and time devoted to communication with them, shared the news of the Republic and his family. However, do not worry. We will continue to communicate in «Vkontakte», Twitter, Telegram,» said the head of Chechnya.
He linked what is happening with the US sanctions.
«In social networks, they can block the page, but the name of Ramzan Kadyrov will never block, neither they nor their masters,» wrote Kadyrov.
23 Dec profiles Kadyrov in social networks Facebook and Instagram were unavailable.
Minister of Chechnya on national policy, external relations, press and information Dzhambulat Umarov said the attack was committed «by those who constantly are accused of» cyber attacks Russia.
On 20 December, the United States contributed to the sanctions the «Magnitsky list» of five Russians, including the head of Chechnya.
In December 2012, the US passed the Magnitsky act, imposing personal sanctions against persons responsible for violation of human rights and the rule of law in Russia. Initially, the list included 18 people. The «Magnitsky list» expanded several times, the last time before this – in January of 2017, when the US introduced the head of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Alexander Bastrykin and the state Duma Deputy Andrei Lugovoi.
In December 2016, the US Congress adopted the «Global Magnitsky act», in the same month it was signed by President Barack Obama. According to the law, the President of the United States may impose sanctions against the citizens of any foreign state, if it is proven that they are relevant to gross violations of human rights and corruption. Sanctions could include a ban on entering the US and freezing of assets.
Kadyrov announced the emergence of Chechen social network 23.12.2017