The X account of Yulia Navalnaïa, Navalny's widow, suspended then reinstated | EUROtoday

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un solely day after its creation, the use, earlier than being restored lower than an hour later.
Her account was created on Monday after she introduced that she would take over from her husband in his political battle. At this stage, no particulars have been offered concerning the explanations for this suspension.

The platform explains itself

In considered one of her first posts, she notably revealed a video the place she accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of getting killed Alexeï Navalny. This Tuesday, she additionally wrote that she “doesn’t care” in regards to the Kremlin’s feedback. “Account suspended”, it was indicated on the web page of the opponent's widow, with X indicating with none additional rationalization to droop “accounts which violate X's rules”. The late opponent's workforce then requested Elon Musk, the proprietor of the platform, in a tweet to “explain exactly what rules were violated” by Yulia Navalnaïa.

The official X Platform Security account (@Safety) posted a message concerning this incident. “Our platform's defense mechanism against manipulation and spam mistakenly flagged @yulia_navalnaya as violating our rules. We reinstated the account suspension as soon as we became aware of the error and will update the defense. »

Alexeï Navalny, who was serving a 19-year prison sentence for “extremism” in a camp within the Russian Arctic, died on February 16 in detention, in keeping with the authorities. Citing ongoing forensic procedures, Russian authorities have thus far refused to return the physique to his household, so his supporters take into account that the Russian regime is making an attempt to cowl up a homicide. Accusations additionally rejected by the Kremlin.