Geez. Way worse than China. This doesn’t even COMPARE to China. China requires _registration_ with the state but Russia is banning them completely.
Turkey did a tempban for a short time but then they opened it up again. Temp bans I can see, especially if there are suspected terrorist activities. But permanent bans a pretty big deal.
Of course there’s the flip-side of me that says, “oh boo hoo they can’t get their porn now” but still, it’s a rather drastic move.