Social media and YouTube blocked in Turkey - reports

Social media platforms across Turkey winked out after an airstrike in Syria killing dozens of Turkish soldiers. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and YouTube were all reported down. Twitter was the first to go, with national …

 Instagram bans Ramzan Kadyrov once again

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov briefly regained access to his Instagram account yesterday, after being blocked from the platform for nearly a year. Kadyrov was one of a number of individuals sanctioned under the US's …

Iran unblocks access to Telegram

Iran’s authorities have fully unblocked access to Telegram messenger following a ban imposed amid anti-government protests, TASS reported on Sunday citing the Fars news agency. Access to Instagram and Telegram social networks has …

Rashid Temrezov creates Instagram account

Head of Karachay-Cherkessia Rashid Temrezov has created Instagram account. It has existed for about a day, and during that time has managed to attract about one thousand subscribers. On his page, the head of …

Kadyrov closes his Instagram to anonymous viewers

The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, has closed his Instagram page to unauthorized users. Now only Kadyrov's subscribers will be able to view his account. At the moment, the page of the head of Chechnya has more than a million followers.