The Russian army can use the service "Yandex.Cards", "Yandex.Tube", "Yandex.Navigator" for planning attack on Ukraine. On Wednesday, may 17, at the round table in Kiev was declared by the head of information security of the national security Council and defence of Ukraine (NSDC) Valentin Petrov, the Agency "UKRINFORM".
"The service “Yandex”, for example “Tube”, "Map", “Navigator” is also online information about the state of the paths, bandwidth, and congestion of all roads on the territory of Ukraine. If you need to plan any offensive, breakthrough, or some other action, then the best situation you can imagine. Don't need agents, scouts, even the satellites do not need," — said Petrov.
He expressed the opinion that sanctions against the Russian companies should have entered much earlier.
16 may the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed the decree, according to which the services of the companies "Yandex" and Mail.Ru Group and also social network "Schoolmates" and "Vkontakte" will be blocked in the country. According to the presidential decree, the company within three years will not be able to carry out any financial transactions and withdraw money or other assets outside the country.
Internet-Association of Ukraine admitted, that the limitation of access to Russian resources, against which sanctions have been imposed, it is technically impossible. According to the Chairman of the organization Alexander Fedenko, on the implementation of the decree you will need about a billion dollars and two years.
Ukrainian officials regularly attributed to the Russian leadership's aggressive intentions. In Moscow accusing Kyiv deny. In particular, in February, the Chairman of the Duma Committee on information policy, information technologies and communications, Andrei Svintsov offered send all the attacks of the Kiev Russia - "spam".