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Is VK working for Ukrainians in Ukraine?
« on: June 02, 2017, 04:25:52 AM »
I had a woman from there say she couldn't open her account. I heard a rumor the Ukrainians were going to have their VK accounts suspended.

[6/2/17, 1:40:38 PM] Yelena: I don't use VK
[6/2/17, 1:40:41 PM] Yelena: Now

[6/2/17, 1:41:23 PM] Maxx: Here is your VK account.

http://vk.com/id1710xxxxx

[6/2/17, 1:41:45 PM] Yelena: But it doesn't work now!!!


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Re: Is VK working for Ukrainians in Ukraine?
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2017, 05:11:59 AM »
I am answering my own question. I checked VK and I noticed other VK members from Ukraine are online. 

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Re: Is VK working for Ukrainians in Ukraine?
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2017, 06:00:41 AM »
I am answering my own question. I checked VK and I noticed other VK members from Ukraine are online.
The Ukrainian government has banned all Russian internet services , how effective that ban is I don't know.

Banned: Yandex.ru , Vkontakte.ru , odnoklassniki.ru and mail.ru (at least).
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Re: Is VK working for Ukrainians in Ukraine?
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2017, 10:49:52 AM »
There is another thread regarding this action of the Ukraine government.

Julia now has a program that masks her ISDN so she can continue to use her Yandex e.Mail account, which is her primary one. 
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Re: Is VK working for Ukrainians in Ukraine?
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2017, 10:58:30 AM »
There is another thread regarding this action of the Ukraine government.

Julia now has a program that masks her ISDN so she can continue to use her Yandex e.Mail account, which is her primary one.

Exactly when did the Ukrainian government flip the switch?
 

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Re: Is VK working for Ukrainians in Ukraine?
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2017, 12:10:17 PM »
There is another thread regarding this action of the Ukraine government.

Julia now has a program that masks her ISDN so she can continue to use her Yandex e.Mail account, which is her primary one.

Exactly when did the Ukrainian government flip the switch?

I suspect on the 31st of May at midnight. But for some who have taken no action Yandex continues to work. I guess it will be a game for some computers nerds blocking access and others to find new means to keep the service up and available ~ running. What I do not understand why did not VKontake and Yandex not set up sister companies based in Ukraine and moved everyone over, circumventing the new laws.

Quite possibly Markje can explain the dynamics better than me. I have no reason to use Yandex, but there maps are superior to Google in Kiev, I continue to use Yandex with no problem and no action.
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Is VK working for Ukrainians in Ukraine?
« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2017, 12:16:24 PM »
Russia's Yandex closes Ukrainian offices after raid, sanctions

read about it here
http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2017/06/02/Russias-Yandex-closes-Ukrainian-offices-after-raid-sanctions/4631496405392/




Ukraine's Poroshenko to block Russian social networks
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39934666



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Re: Is VK working for Ukrainians in Ukraine?
« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2017, 03:04:52 PM »
Both Ukraine and Russia are behaving in a shortsighted manner. They're neighbors for God's sake!  :dh:

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Re: Is VK working for Ukrainians in Ukraine?
« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2017, 12:05:31 AM »
Both Ukraine and Russia are behaving in a shortsighted manner. They're neighbors for God's sake!

Most likely the Mexican's feel exactly the same about there Northern neighbours.
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Re: Is VK working for Ukrainians in Ukraine?
« Reply #9 on: June 03, 2017, 12:26:53 AM »
Both Ukraine and Russia are behaving in a shortsighted manner. They're neighbors for God's sake!

Most likely the Mexican's feel exactly the same about there Northern neighbours.

A very poor comparison. Mexico is pissed off because the gravy train is ending and we're sending back all their hard core criminals.



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Re: Is VK working for Ukrainians in Ukraine?
« Reply #10 on: June 04, 2017, 11:52:02 AM »
Both Ukraine and Russia are behaving in a shortsighted manner. They're neighbors for God's sake!

Most likely the Mexican's feel exactly the same about there Northern neighbours.

Very well said.

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Re: Is VK working for Ukrainians in Ukraine?
« Reply #11 on: June 04, 2017, 11:52:52 AM »
So far, VK seems to still work. But, my girl tells me it is difficult for her to get online to access.

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Re: Is VK working for Ukrainians in Ukraine?
« Reply #12 on: June 04, 2017, 12:28:29 PM »
Both Ukraine and Russia are behaving in a shortsighted manner. They're neighbors for God's sake!

Most likely the Mexican's feel exactly the same about there Northern neighbours.

Very well said.

If your loyalty lies with Mexico then move there and become a citizen. Leave the USA, we don't need traitors.

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Re: Is VK working for Ukrainians in Ukraine?
« Reply #13 on: June 04, 2017, 12:35:20 PM »
Both Ukraine and Russia are behaving in a shortsighted manner. They're neighbors for God's sake!

Most likely the Mexican's feel exactly the same about there Northern neighbours.

Very well said.

If your loyalty lies with Mexico then move there and become a citizen. Leave the USA, we don't need traitors.

Confederate, As you have demonstrated before English is not your strong skill set. I said "Most likely the Mexican's feel exactly the same about there Northern neighbours." You interjected an American perspective.
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Re: Is VK working for Ukrainians in Ukraine?
« Reply #14 on: June 04, 2017, 01:06:22 PM »
Both Ukraine and Russia are behaving in a shortsighted manner. They're neighbors for God's sake!

Most likely the Mexican's feel exactly the same about there Northern neighbours.

Very well said.

If your loyalty lies with Mexico then move there and become a citizen. Leave the USA, we don't need traitors.

Confederate, As you have demonstrated before English is not your strong skill set. I said "Most likely the Mexican's feel exactly the same about there Northern neighbours." You interjected an American perspective.

Sadly, his perspective might be 'American.'

However, 'Mexicans,' ARE Native Americans. They are North Americans. They are from the United States (of Mexico).

I for one, DO NOT tread lightly upon the graves of my ancestors who DID die beside so-called Mexicans, and yep, some of those heroes were Mexican citizens, but we had already fought alongside Mexico in our war against French aggression - Too many forget Napoleon took Spain and the King from US.

And if it was ok for my family to die beside black and hispanics to save Confeds privilege to suck oxygen, so be it. Those peoples are not my enemies, they are my allies.

Now about Confederate and his loving Muslims more than he loves Mexicans? I DO NOT get it.