On Friday, September 25th, the Telegram messenger crashed. The failure affected a number of countries, in particular, application interruptions were observed in Ukraine. This is evidenced by data from Downdetector.
The messenger crashed in many countries around 13:30 Kyiv time. According to the resource, users from Ukraine, Belarus and Russia suffered the most. The failure also affected Germany, the Netherlands, Moldova, partly France and the UK.
Users complained that they could not connect to Telegram or send a message.
At this point, failures are observed in Western Europe.
As we reported before, the VKontakte social network cannot operate on the territory of Ukraine in accordance with the Ukrainian legislation on sanctions. The Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksiy Danilov declared it.
The issue of blocking the Russian social network will be resolved in the near future with the help of international partners.
"According to our sanctions legislation, VKontakte should not work in our country. Unfortunately, today this is exactly the conversation about cyber protection of certain institutions from this influence. We are dealing with this issue today," Alexey Danilov said.