Administrative liability for the failure to meet the obligation to block internet resources in Russia

The Federation Council approved the draft federal law "On the Introduction of Amendments to the Code of the Russian Federation on Administrative Offences" , which establishes the administrative liability for a failure by an Internet provider to perform the obligation to limit or resume access to the information access to which should be limited or resumed on the basis of the data received from the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information technology, and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor). This obligation is established by Article 46.5 of the Federal Law "On Communication",  the procedure to perform the obligation is set forth by the Law "On Information, Information Technologies and Information Protection" and Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation on the Uniform Register of Domain Names, Website Links and Network Addresses that Allow to Identify Websites Containing Information, Circulation of Which is Prohibited in the Russian Federation. 

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