Russia's Federal Tax Service adds 16 names to online gambling payment processing blacklist, while considering new punishments for Google and VPN providers.
Russia's telecom watchdog has given nine virtual private network operators 30 days in which to block access to forbidden sites or face the consequences.
Russian Duma approves 'great firewall' legislation while Ministry of Finance wants to ban online instant-win lotteries as they're too close to casino games.
Fonbet's website scored highest among Russian-licensed online sports betting operators in online traffic in 2018, narrowly edging out rival 1xBet.
Russia's telecom watchdog blocks over 130k online gambling domains in 2018, more than twice 2017's total; Azino777 first to make online payment blacklist.
Russian media reports that Google has begun scrubbing its Russian search results of blacklisted domains, including int'l online gambling sites.
Russia's Roskomnadzor telecom watchdog reportedly spending up to RUB20b (US$295m) to impose new deep-packet inspection system to filter unwanted content.
Russia's telecom watchdog fines Google RUB500k for failing to keep prohibited resources -- including gambling domains -- from appearing in search results.
Russia's telecom watchdog opens administrative case against Google for failing to purge forbidden domains, including gambling sites, from search results.
Russia's digital watchdog reports receiving three times as many complaints about online gambling than drug trafficking in Q3.