Ukraine Takes Down 30,000 Websites to Block Five ‘Pro-Russian’ Ones

In an attempt to shut down allegedly anti-Ukrainian websites, the Ukraine State Security Service instead blocked access to thousands of unrelated sites.

Ukraine’s State Security Service [SBU] succeeded in taking down almost 30,000 websites for a number of weeks in its attempt earlier this month to block five allegedly pro-Russian websites, which were available again within a matter of hours.

On April 7, the SBU seized servers from the data center of web-hosting company, Ukraine’s largest domain registrar, after alleging that the company had refused to comply with a request to take down the websites.

“The Ukrainian security services have stopped the functioning of a number of websites, which were used to carry out acts of informational aggression from the side of the Russian Federation,” claimed head of the SBU Markian Lubkivskyi, when announcing the raid.

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