Court to check legality of fine for Тelegram for refusing to cooperate with FSB
In a month, the Meshchansky Court of Moscow will check the legality of the decision to impose an administrative fine of 800 thousand rubles ($13.5 thousand) on Тelegram for the refusal to cooperate with the FSB.
This is reported by Court Spokesperson Yuliya Bocharova.
"Consideration of the complaint against the decision of Justice of Peace Yuliya Danilchik in the case of an administrative offense is to be held on December 12 at 14:00 Moscow time," she said.
October 16, the justice of peace of the judicial district No. 383 of the Meshchansky District of Moscow fined Telegram Messenger LLP (London) 800 thousand rubles for refusing to comply with the FSB request to provide information for decoding user messages.
According to the administrative case file read out in court, July 12 this year, the FSB sent a request to the London office of Telegram about the need to provide information on six phone numbers by July 16. There was no response from Telegram.
Ismail Efendiev is suspected of exceeding authority in connection with the investigation of cases of detained earlier former First Deputy Prime Minister Ramazan Aliyev and nephew of the former head of Dagestan Askhabali Abdulatipov. Searches are being conducted at Efendiev's office and house.
The disappearance of an elderly Muscovite, who owns three rooms on Ostozhenka Street, and her disabled son, worried the neighbors, but the police refused to initiate criminal proceedings on their application. Housing in the elite area of the capital in the meantime was re-registered to a resident of St. Petersburg, who introduced herself as their relative.