The Moscow Times under pressure

The Moscow Times in a statement on its website today 03/03/2015 announced the closer of it's comments under articles due to personal attacked, spam, trolling and abusive comments by users. 

It the last few years The Moscow Times has seen some advances with the online launch in 2009 of In 2010, the first color issue came out, with sections on Travel, Bar Guide and Lifestyle.

The Website, allowed interaction for its readers and allowed for continued discussion. 

The Moscow Times celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2012 with a special Gala Dinner at the Hotel Baltschug Kempinsky Moscow.

Dear reader,

Due to the increasing number of users engaging in personal attacks, spam, trolling and abusive comments, we are no longer able to host our forum as a site for constructive and intelligent debate.

It is with regret, therefore, that we have found ourselves forced to suspend the commenting function on our articles.

The Moscow Times remains committed to the principle of public debate and hopes to welcome you to a new, constructive forum in the future.


The Moscow Times

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