Banned in Ukraine «Vkontakte» and «Yandex» has entered the top five most popular sites

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Russian sites «Vkontakte» and «Yandex» remains in the top five of most visited websites in Ukraine, despite the presidential ban, according to the Internet Association of Ukraine.

December 2017, most often Ukrainians go to the websites of Google (88%), YouTube (74%) and Facebook (54%). Fourth and fifth place went to «Vkontakte» (39%) and «Yandex» (38%), respectively. Also in the top ten of the rating includes «Classmates» and Mail.ru.

Last spring, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko approved the decision of the Council on the extension and expansion of the list of natural and legal persons from Russia, against which the sanctions. The country has banned access to Yandex, Mail.ru, «Vkontakte» and «Classmates».

In addition, in December the Ministry of education of Ukraine instructed to restrict access to domain sonamy I. ru for higher education institutions and other organizations subordinate to the Ministry.

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