Facebook linked page lock Kadyrov sanctions

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The American company Facebook explained the blocking of the account the head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov, his inclusion in the sanctions list of the USA.

In the social network explained that it is subject to economic and trade restrictions. «In this regard, Facebook is under a legal obligation to deactivate the accounts of that person,» reads the official comments of the company received by RIA Novosti.

Profiles Kadyrov in Facebook and Instagram stopped working on Saturday. The Kremlin said that such a policy of social concern and worsens their reputation. The head of Chechnya said that upset with this decision, he started the profiles in the Telegram and Mylistory.

Last week the United States introduced sanctions in the Magnitsky list five Russians, including Kadyrov. They are accused of violation of human rights. According to the head of Chechnya, the US can’t forgive him for what he has dedicated his life to the fight against terrorism. In the state Duma have promised to prepare a symmetrical response.