The website of Sputnik's Turkish bureau was blocked on April 14 by the Turkish telecommunications regulator. Turkey's Golbasi District court backed the decision. The former chief editor of Sputnik’s Turkish bureau, Tural Kerimov, was denied entry to Turkey, stripped of his accreditation and residence permit in the country.
Ankara Lifts Ban on Sputnik Turkey
08:05 GMT 08.08.2016 (Updated: 08:51 GMT 08.08.2016)
Turkey's Department of Telecommunications and Communication (TIB) lifted the ban on Sputnik website, according to the head of Sputnik Turkey.
6 May 2016, 21:01 GMT
"Our website is unblocked in Turkey. Starting 10 a.m. Moscow time we began to receive messages from users that the website is accessible again. We started checking this information and it is actually working," Mahir Boztepe said.