Russia has put META on the list of terrorist and extremist organization.
In March last year, Facebook and Instagram were banned.
Russian officials alleged that these social media platforms were spreading propaganda against Russia.
New Delhi. Russia has put Mark Zuckerberg’s company Meta on the list of terrorist and extremist organization. Let us tell you that Meta is the parent company of Instagram and Facebook. A Moscow court on Tuesday accused the social media platform of extremist activity, claiming it was allowing social media users in Ukraine to post content promoting violence against Russians. Russia banned Facebook and Instagram in March last year.
Significantly, Russia attacked Ukraine in February. Russian officials alleged that these social media platforms were spreading propaganda against Russia. Instagram is especially popular in Russia. It was an important platform for advertising and sales. META’s lawyer at the time dismissed the allegations and told the court that their organization had never been involved in extremist activities.
Russia took steps after the attack on Ukraine
The move comes a day after Russia launched fresh attacks on Ukraine’s power stations. Russia has launched a massive nationwide bombing of Ukraine after the blown up of the Crimea bridge. Let us tell you that after the attack on Ukraine on 24 February, Russia had put a tight watch on social media. After this, tech companies in Europe shut down Russian media.
No signs of peace between Russia and Ukraine
Let us tell you that the fighting between the Russian and Ukrainian armies has entered the ninth month and at the moment there is no sign of peace. On Monday itself, after several days from Russia, missiles were dropped in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv. After the attack from Russia, the President of Ukraine Zelensky said that Russia is plotting to eradicate us.