In the state Duma called a dangerous precedent lock account Kadyrov in social networks

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Accounts in social networks Instagram and Facebook, owned by the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, was closed for fear of the truth, said the speaker of the lower house of the Russian Parliament Vyacheslav Volodin at a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Ali Larijani.

«It creates a dangerous precedent. Based on the principle of reciprocity, we need to do the same,» — said the speaker of the state Duma.

Volodin said that the accounts Kadyrov shut down after making it to the sanctions list, the head of Chechnya did not violate the rules of keeping accounts.

He added that «the truth will find its way, no matter how tried to distort it».

In this regard, the speaker also mentioned pressure on Russian mass media in the United States. «And it is in connection with a decision regarding our international company Russia Today, the Agency Sputnik — journalists of these companies did not want to let to Congress. This is all decisions which encroach on fundamental rights of citizens, democratic principles, freedom of expression, the right to impart information, the right to information. Fear of public talking, afraid of the truth. Differently to take and to explain such decisions impossible,» — said Volodin.

Volodin added that to explain the decision to close accounts on Instagram and Facebook Ramzan Kadyrov. «That such a policy, the policy of shutting mouths», — said the speaker of the state Duma.

Kadyrov’s profile on the social network Instagram stopped working on Saturday. If you try to go to the page @kadyrov95 reported that she was not available. Also does not work policy page in Facebook.

Wednesday, the US introduced sanctions in the «Magnitsky list» of five Russians, including the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, accusing them of human rights violations. According to Kadyrov, the United States can not forgive him for what he has dedicated his life to the fight against terrorism.

In mid-November, the U.S. justice Department made a RT in the registered as foreign agents. Later, the channel was deprived of accreditation in Congress. In response, Russia also adopted a law on registered as foreign agents and include nine American media.