MOSCOW, January 15. /TASS/. Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov declined to comment on the statement by the Chairman of the Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin, who spoke for extrajudicial order of closing down of extremist websites.
“I wouldn’t have to articulate some kind of position in this case. Those are the questions that certainly must be deep study”, – told reporters the representative of the Kremlin.
Earlier in interview to “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” Bastrykin said that instructed to work more closely with the Prosecutor’s office and Roskomnadzor to block extremist websites and to “rapidly dispatch received the investigation materials, confirming the spread of the Internet illegal information”. The head of the UK said that the current procedure provides for the blocking of websites by court order only, which requires a certain amount of time during which a resource will continue to work. “Maybe it is advisable to take a more operational mechanism of blocking of sites?” – offered Bastrykin.
Chairman of the Investigative Committee considers it necessary to strengthen the fight against terrorist and extremist organizations in light of the facts of departure of extremist youth from Russia in hot spots.