For refusing to cooperate with the FSB, the magistrate fined the company the developer of Telegram for 800 thousand rubles.
Earlier, the FSB sent the company an injunction, which, under current law, she had to provide the information necessary to decode the users ' messages.
For failure to comply with this legitimate demand by the judge assigned to administrative punishment according to the article 13.31 of part 2 of the code of administrative offences and imposed a fine on the organization in the amount of eight hundred thousand rubles.
At the request of the FSB dated July 12, 2017, has stated that they are interested in the six accounts, and not all users Telegram. Request of the FSB were ignored by the company.
Currently, among users and experts debate about how will this situation to the blocking of Telegram messenger.