The interior Ministry said the growth in the number of «groups of death» in social networks

© Fotolia / GzorgzСмартфон and laptop. Archival photoThe interior Ministry said the growth in the number of «groups of death» in social networks© Fotolia / Gzorgz

Management «To» MVD of the Russian Federation fixes a major growth in the number of «groups of death» on the Internet, announced at a press conference the head of Department Alexey Moshkov.

«Today, we fix a fairly serious blip «groups of death» on the Internet. We are taking steps that will allow us to continue actively to deal with them», — said Moshkov.

According to him, in 2016, a management staff revealed 17 thousand such groups, together with the Roskomnadzor.

In recent years, social networks are actively distributed virtual game which entices children to suicide. The Teens began to share in social networks several hashtags which refer to the so-called «groups of death» which caused several cases of suicides among minors in Russia. Join the group the children offer to take part in the game, which is jobs, the last of which allegedly is suicide.

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