News18» News»World»Mobile Services In Russia Suffer Outages As Police Disperse Anti-Kremlin Protesters - Monitoring Site
1-MIN READ

Mobile Services In Russia Suffer Outages As Police Disperse Anti-Kremlin Protesters - Monitoring Site

Mobile Services In Russia Suffer Outages As Police Disperse Anti-Kremlin Protesters - Monitoring Site

Mobile phone and internet services in Russia suffered outages on Saturday as police cracked down on antiKremlin protesters, the monitoring site downdetector.ru showed.

MOSCOW: Mobile phone and internet services in Russia suffered outages on Saturday as police cracked down on anti-Kremlin protesters, the monitoring site downdetector.ru showed.

The authorities sometimes interfere with mobile communication networks to make it harder for protesters to communicate among themselves and share video footage online.

Police detained more than 200 people in Russia’s Far East and Siberia on Saturday as protesters defied bitter cold and a ban by authorities to stage nationwide rallies to demand the release of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. [L1N2JY03U]

Disclaimer: This post has been auto-published from an agency feed without any modifications to the text and has not been reviewed by an editor

first published:January 23, 2021, 16:12 IST