Turkey blocks Russian propaganda website

13:29, 15 April 2016

The Turkish Telecommunications Department has confirmed the blocking of the Russian news agency Sputnik's website, said chief editor of Sputnik-Turkey Tural Kerimov, according to RIA Novosti.


"This morning, we've been confirmed the blocking of the website. According to a representative from Turkey’s Telecommunications Department, in accordance with the law they are not obliged to pre-notify about closure of websites. For more detailed information, we need to send an official request, and that's what we are doing now," Kerimov said.

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