Zharov will remain head of Roskomnadzor

Zharov will remain head of Roskomnadzor

Moscow. June 5. INTERFAX.RU — this was stated by the head of Minsitry Konstantin Noskov.

The head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov retained his post, said the Minister for digital development, communications and mass communications of the Russian Federation Konstantin Noskov.

“It’s hard to answer about the future. Yes, he stays,” said the Minister to journalists in Khanty-Mansiysk on Tuesday.

Earlier, a source in the government reported that Zharov, will likely retain his post.

Meanwhile, in late April, some mass media, information resources and telegram channels dealing with news in the IT sector, there is information about possible fast resignation Zharova from his post.

Criticism of Roskomnadzor sounded in connection with the blocking of the messenger Telegram. The Agency is trying to restrict access to the application in the territory of the Russian Federation, blocking IP addresses that messenger uses and block bypass. However, during this work from time to time blocked third-party resources and services.