Approximately 8,330 Ukrainian domains (.ua) use mail services of the Russian Yandex and mail.ru web companies. Moreover, at least 26 domains of Ukrainian state authorities (.gov.ua) are using mail services provided by the designated Russian Internet companies.
A total of 6,700 Ukrainian domains are using Yandex mail while another 1,630 domains use Mail.ru services.
A significant part of the domains of Ukrainian state bodies (.gov.ua domain) also use the mail of the designated Russian web companies.
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As reported, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko enacted the decision by the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) on implementing sanctions against social media websites. Internet providers are banned from offering their consumers access to services by "Mail.ru" (www.mail.ru) and socially oriented media VKontakte (www.vk.com) and Odnoklassniki (www.ok.ru). The list also designates services by Kaspersky Lab, Doctor Web and Yandex including Yandex.Money, Yandex.News, Yandex.Photos, and its e-mail service.