The site of the portal about Yekaterinburg "Uralnash" will be blocked in Russia due to the denunciation of the State Duma deputy from the Sverdlovsk region Andrei Alshevsky. The deputy published in the Telegram channel the response of the prosecutor's office of the Sverdlovsk region to his complaint.
The statement says that the Uralnash website posted materials "discrediting" the actions of the Russian army. The prosecutor's office sent a conclusion to Roskomnadzor for out-of-court blocking of the resource. The police will also search for and bring to justice the administrators of the portal. Alshevsky commented on the decision of the prosecutor's office as follows: "Russia is gradually clearing itself of the" fifth column "."
The creators of the site about the life of the city are the family of artists Stanislav and Irina Shminke, who this year will participate in the Burning Man festival in the USA. Since the beginning of the war, Uralnash has not published anything for a long time. In May, Stanislav Shminke posted an appeal on the portal, in which he opposed the war in Ukraine and announced the resumption of the site. Now the spouses are not in Russia.
After the outbreak of the war, Roskomnadzor demanded that the Russian media, when covering the invasion of Ukraine, use only the wording "special operation". After the introduction of the law on “fakes” about the Russian army, The Insider, Radio Liberty, Current Time, Crimea.Realii, Voice of America, New Times, Taiga.info, DOXA, Ekho Moskvy were blocked ”, “Rain”, “Medusa”, BBC Russian Service, Deutsche Welle and others. TV channel "Rain", radio "Echo of Moscow" and the Tomsk agency TV2 decided to stop working. In most cases, the blocking was initiated by the Russian Prosecutor General's Office. The human rights project Roskomsvoboda reported that the number of publications blocked in Russia after the start of the war exceeded 5,000.