Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Donetsk People's Republic

The MFA of the DPR statement in connection with the wave of blocking the official sites of DPR State Institutions

29 January 2015
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Two days ago, on the 27th of January the official Soviet of Ministers and Public Soviet of DPR site was blocked - dnr.today. Site domain was registered abroad by australian american company ICANN that has refused to provide further service.

Present fact is not the first of such kind interruption of official DPR sources work.

Earlier the 20th of January, 2015 www.mid-dnr.org and email office@mid-dnr.org were also been blocked appearing the official Ministry of Foreign Affairs sources. Site domain was registered at the USA. On official request concerning reasons of site blocking, company manager of Logicboxes has directly pointed at the political context of such step, since the site subject falls under the sanction prohibition of the USA.

There is a direct evidence of planned company adressed on systematic extermination of all main electronic resources of State DPR Structures. Such actions can be qualified as an overt pressure at key DPR agencies failured to maintain norms of speech freedom and thought plurality. This is a flagrant political provocation culprits of which after detailed investigation must be made criminally liable.

In this regard the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs DPR moves to a new domain and is available at the following addresses: mid-dnr.su, mid-dnr.com, mid-dnr.ru, and the site of the Ministerial Council - http://dnr-online.ru