Eastern Ukraine separatist regions block Google

AFP , Friday 22 Jul 2022

The pro-Russian authorities of eastern Ukraine's separatist republics said Friday they had blocked Google, accusing the US giant of promoting "violence against Russians."

File Photo: The US multinational technology and Internet-related services company Google s logo on a smartphone screen, on November 08, 2021. AFP


"We took the decision to block Google on the territory of the Donetsk People's Republic," rebel leader Denis Pushilin said on Telegram, accusing it of promoting "violence against Russians, in particular the people of the Donbas."

The neighbouring Lugansk People's Republic blocked Google on Thursday.

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