YouTube, Google, Yandex users report disruptions in Russia

YouTube, Google, Yandex users report disruptions in Russia
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  • calendar-gray 10 March 2021

Disruptions in functioning of four major Internet services occurred in Russia, according to the Downdetector website data, APA repor citing TASS.

YouTube suffered most disruptions: Downdetector registered 308 reports; meanwhile, 275 users reported disruptions in Google. A total of 87 reports were filed on Yandex, while MTS cell phone carrier had 74 registered disruptions.

Most Youtube users (46%) could not load the website, while 43% complained on video content malfunctions; 9% reported inability to log in. Google users (91%) reported website operation issues, while 8% reported log in failures.

MTS users reported disruption of broadband Internet connection, while 35% complained on packet data transmission; 13% reported disruption of general cell phone communication.

Most Yandex users report website disruptions, while 19% were unable to use Yandex’s mail service.

When contacted by TASS, Yandex disclosed that "a number of Rostelecom subscribers experienced short-term difficulties with access to Yandex services," adding that all website’s services operate normally.


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