The Russian anonymous forum "Dvach" became inaccessible on the territory of Ukraine. This was reported by Nariman Namazov, the project administrator, via his Twitter account.
As Namazov specified in a conversation with journalists vc.ru, the service was blocked because of the protection service against DDoS attacks provided by the banned in Ukraine Mail.Ru Group. On the night of May 18, the service team plans to try to solve the problem.
Is there anyone from Ukraine with a Kievstar or a vodafone, Dvoč opens? – Nariman Namazov (@abunyasha) May 17, 2017
Dvach was under Ukrainian sanctions and also blocked. – Nariman Namazov (@abunyasha) May 17, 2017
Recall, on the eve of Piotr Poroshenko, the president of Ukraine, signed a decree, in fact, blocking access to Yandex, Classmates and VKontakte on the territory of the country. The decree introduces the decision of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) "On the application of personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions)." Within the framework of these sanctions, including Internet providers are prohibited to provide services for users' access to "Mail.ru services resources (www.mail.ru) and socially-oriented resources" Vkontakte "(www.vk.com) and" Classmates "(Www.ok.ru)". In addition, the ban deals with a variety of Yandex services. From Post to Maps, regular search and pictures, News, Real Estate, Air Tickets, Metrics and the rest.