The head of “Tinkoff Bank” Oleg Tinkov publicly removed the Telegram messenger on your iPhone. The businessman noted that he got “left PR” founder of the service, Pavel Durov, adding that he still only uses WhatsApp and Viber. Video posted officially on the website of the billionaire in Instagram.
“Frankly sick of Duras with its left-wing PR, that he is protected, his other vomit you hang. It is time to remove this thing. Bye-bye, Telegram. All otacilio. By the way, I never used it. Here it is, WhatsApp is a normal thing. Goodbye Telegram!” – said Tinkov.
In the post he called Pavel Durov “cattle”, which “pressed police” and “throwing people’s phones in the trash”.
“The wrestler with the authorities… #Yuk it up.. UPDATE: So, what is a redneck policemen pressed his Mercedes, and throwing other people’s mobile phones in the trash, you do not mind ?? Here you are a zombie, however,” added the billionaire.
On 25 June, the head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov has warned that only a few days left to lock Telegram in Russia. Prior to that, he demanded Durov to provide data for registration in the register of distributors of information.
“I can’t say that we are ready to block the Telegram tomorrow, but I repeat that time is limited — it is estimated days. We will these days to wait for the answer of Pavel Durov” — he said.
After warning Zharov, the number of downloads of Telegram in Russia has increased dramatically: the messenger came on the third place of the Russian App Store.
On June 26 Telegram published instructions for blocking messenger in Russia.