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KIEV, June 15. /TASS/. Shevchenko district court of Kyiv seized the equipment and documents of the Russian company “Yandex”, which was seized during the searches in the Odessa office service. This is stated in the court order, published in the Unified registry of court decisions of Ukraine.

In the list to be the arrest of more than 370 items. Among them – laptops, system units, hard disks, tablets, flash drives and more.

“According to the report DKIB (Department of counterintelligence protection of the state in the sphere of information security) security service from 30.05.2017 seized during the search “Yandex.Ukraine” (Odessa office – approx. TASS) the documents contain data on the collection and accumulation with the aim of further transfer to the Russian Federation the information on personal data of Ukrainian citizens and critical infrastructure of the state”, – the document says .

Ban and search

16 may Ukraine announced the extension of economic sanctions against Russians and Russian companies. Updated the sanctions list included a number of Russian media and IT companies, including “Yandex” and all its services, Mail.ru Group and included in it the social network “Vkontakte” and “Classmates”, as well as RBC TV, “TV Center”, VGTRK and “NTV Plus” and “star”, the developers of anti-virus software “Kaspersky Lab” and Dr. Web. Ukrainian providers are required to block access to these resources for three years.

At the end of may, the SBU conducted searches in the Kiev and Odessa offices of the Russian company “Yandex” in the framework of the criminal case under the article on treason. According to authorities, the searches were related to the fact that the company management allegedly sent to Russia personal data of Ukrainian citizens. In the comments TASS in the press service of “Yandex” stated that the employees of the company do not transmit data of Ukrainian users to Russian security services.

See also

“Yandex” will close offices in Kiev and Odessa

“Yandex” has denied the transfer of personal data of Ukrainian users to Russian secret services

SBU has accused the management of “Yandex” in the transfer of personal data of Ukrainians in Russia

“Y”: employees of the Ukrainian division Mail.Ru suggested translation in Russia