After the ban of “Vkontakte”, the site set a record in Ukraine

Russian social network “Vkontakte” set a record attendance in Ukraine on the day of signing of the presidential decree on sanctions against the Internet resources of Russia. This is stated in the statement of the social network.

The social network said that as of may 16, when the President signed a decree on sanctions, the site has become the most popular online resource in Ukraine.

“VKontakte” set a new record in Ukraine: 18 million unique visitors per day – two million more than last triumph”, – stated in the message.

We will remind, on may 16 the President of Ukraine enacted the decision of the Council of national security and defense dated 28 April “About the use of personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions)” against Russia.

In turn, the national security Council stated that Ukraine will not be able to completely block access to Russian social networks, however, due to sanctions can reduce a threat from the Russian propaganda.