Roskomnadzor in 2021 blocked or deleted 227 Internet pages with fakes, including resources for the sale of vaccination certificates. RIA News with reference to the press service of the department.
The regulator also restricted access for Russians to 19 resources that allow generating QR codes to visit public places during the period of restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. It is noted that these sites were blocked at the request of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Russia.
Roskomnadzor added that Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on imprisonment for up to five years on April 1 for spreading deliberately false information about the coronavirus, which led to dire consequences.