Earlier this year, Russia declared that it would no longer ban bitcoin websites from being accessed in the country. However, the Russian government remained staunchly against bitcoin, forcing some cryptocurrency companies to move their operations elsewhere.
This kind of censorship in the country isn’t a new issue, as government regulators and watchdogs have previously banned even sites like Wikipedia – a decision that has been shunned by Wikimedia Foundation for running in contrast with its vision of creating a world where everyone has free access to knowledge.
Bitcoin Websites in Russia
Russian Internet watchdog Roskomnadzor has also banned Reddit in the past for having a post on psychedelic mushrooms. In this instance, Reddit administrators agreed to restrict access to that particular post for Russian internet users.
However, Roskomnadzor has reportedly been having trouble