On the evening of January 21, the ministry added about 3,000 proxy servers to the registry, which is why users complained about the malfunction of the messenger.
Roskomnadzor removed restrictions from 2.7 million IP addresses owned by Amazon. According to the ministry, these addresses are not used for a long time to access Telegram.
Roskomnadzor specialists have established that these subnets are not used for a long time to ensure the functioning of the Telegram messenger.
In April 2018, Roskomnadzor blocked 655.5 thousand Amazon IP addresses and about a million Google addresses. The Office explained that companies allow Telegram to use their addresses to bypass blockages in Russia. By the end of April, the regulator unlocked more than 3 million IP addresses of Amazon, in May – more than 3.7 million IP addresses of Google.
On the evening of January 21, Roskomnadzor resumed blocking the proxy servers used by Telegram, it continued also on the morning of January 22. Hundreds of users of the messenger complained about his unstable work.