Pavel Durov commented on the unlock Telegram in Russia

the Founder of the messenger Telegram Pavel Durov said that the unblocking of Telegram Roskomnadzor will increase the speed of mobile applications on the territory of the Russian Federation and the principle of conservation of personal data in the messenger will not change.

Thursday, June 18, Roskomnadzor on approval of the attorney General, positively evaluating expressed by Pavel Durov readiness to counter terrorism and extremism, removed the interlock requirements of the messenger.

As noted Durov on my channel Telegram, after unlocking of the messenger will be available direct web links to the channels and Telegram services, which will increase the number of participants in channels or chat rooms.

the principle of safety of personal data does not change: the fundamental principle of Telegram are entitled to confidentiality and privacy of personal correspondence, reports RIA Novosti.

From April 2018, Roskomnadzor blocked the Telegram messenger on the territory of Russia for refusing to grant the FSB the decryption keys (information to decrypt messages). While many Russian users Telegram continued to work.