The court refused to lift the ban “Vkontakte” and “Classmates”

The higher administrative court (Vasu) denied the claim of student of the National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” Nikita Evstifeeva to the President of Petro Poroshenko about recognition illegal the decree about a ban in Ukraine the Russian social networking and other Internet resources. About it reports “Interfax-Ukraine”.

It is noted that the panel of judges of the higher administrative court of Ukraine refused to declare unlawful and invalid the number of points of the presidential decree of 15 may about the introduction of the NSDC decision.

This decision may be appealed to the Supreme court of Ukraine.

The plaintiff Evstifeev after the court said it will decide about a possible appeal against the decision of the SACU judgement after studying the full text of the judgment.

As reported, on may 15 the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed a decree enacted the decision of the Council of national security and defense to update the list of sanctions against Russian companies, according to which Ukraine will be for three years blocked access to Russian social networks “Vkontakte”, “Odnoklassniki”, resources, Yandex, and prohibited use of accounting software product 1C.

Just in the sanctions list of Ukraine 1228 individuals and legal 468.

On 17 may, the presidential decree entered into force.

In late may, the citizen of Ukraine Nikita Evstifeev turned to Vasu the claim about recognition illegal and invalid some points of the Annex to the decision of the Council of 28 April 2017 “On the use of personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions)”.