Office of the U.S. trade representative made the list of the world’s largest online resources that distribute pirated content, the Russian social network Vkontakte, reports Voice of America.

The Ministry said that the social network was “taking steps to combat piracy”, trying to protect copyrights.

“Despite these positive changes, Facebook still is an illegal activity, monthly posting, as reported by the U.S. film industry, thousands of pirated files,” said U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer.

In the list of top international resources, recognized the pirate, also featured Russian torrent trackers, and Internet cinema

In July 2017 Ukraine has banned the social network Vkontakte, Odnoklassniki and Yandex and other Russian online resources.

See also: Vkontakte congratulated users in the Ukrainian language

In the U.S., the social network Vkontakte again recognized pirate website 13.01.2018

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