The Chechen Parliament announced a boycott of Instagram

The members of the Parliament of the Republic of Chechnya has announced a boycott of the social network Instagram, the official website of the Chechen Parliament.

The decision to withdraw from the social network, the deputies adopted following the speaker Magomed Daudova.

So they decided to support Daudova, who announced that the closes your account until until you unlock the page, the head of Chechnya, Ramzan 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.

Kadyrov announced the emergence of Chechen social network Mylistory, «which in no way inferior to overseas».

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.

The Chechen Parliament announced a boycott of Instagram 24.12.2017

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