BEIJING, January 22. /Corr. Roman Balandin/. Access to Russian social network “Vkontakte” with China today is in the normal mode, however, in its services, periodically there are errors. As of 22:00 local time (17:00 GMT) mobile and web version of the social network remain available.
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Some users note that the download of the full version of website browsers periodically warn you of errors, and incorrectly display the page, however, the problem is solved by a second application to the specified address. Any serious violations in the work of social network services that are not associated with banned in China resources (such as video hosting Youtube).
Official application “Vkontakte” for mobile devices based on operating systems Android and iOS also work without visible interruption.
Previously, some Russian media reported that the Chinese government has started to block access to Russian social network “Vkontakte”.
The Chinese government exercises control over the media, social networks and the Internet. In China blocked access to many international services including Google, Twitter, Facebook and Youtube. Previously, Chinese regulators have been added to the “black list” of the electronic version of many leading media outlets, among them the websites of Newspapers The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and news agencies Bloomberg and Reuters.