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Ukraine: Communist MP's Facebook Account Suspended, Then Restored

Maksym Savanevsky of Watcher.com.ua wrote [uk] that the Facebook account [ru] of Yevgeniy Tsarkov, a Ukrainian Communist MP, was blocked on Oct. 5, following Tsarkov's scandalous remarks during a political talk show. Tsarkov said [ru] that the Soviet NKVD had not done enough to get rid of the Ukrainian nationalists. A popular Ukrainian Facebook user Roman Shrayk [ru, uk] urged other users [ru] to report Tsarkov's account:

We could not kick him out of the [TV] studio, let's get him off Facebook.

Tsarkov's account was restored on Oct. 6.

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