Russia has banned Opera VPN and VyprVPN after classifying them as threats according to current Russian law.

“In accordance with the regulation on responding to threats to circumvent restrictions on access to child pornography, suicidal, pro-narcotic and other prohibited content, restrictions on the use of VPN services VyprVPN and Opera VPN will be introduced from June 17, 2021.” the Roskomnadzor said.

“Russia These VPN services are classified as threats in accordance with the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 127 dated February 12,” it added.

The restrictions will not affect Russian companies using VPN services in continuous technological processes.

More than 200 technological processes of 130 Russian companies are included in the “white lists”.

In accordance with the regulations, the companies were informed about the possibility of being included in the “white lists” on May 14, 2021.