Roskomnadzor recognized Telegram as a foreign messenger, which is why any transfer of payment information in the messenger will soon be limited.
Starting March 1, 2023, it will be impossible to pay for donations and subscriptions, as well as use banking services. In VTB and PSB, which have launched various services in Telegram, including transfers, transferred that everything happens on their side. However, the new law does not allow the sending of ancillary banking messages.
Requirements for decisions regarding banking operations to organize online banking within instant messengers. The author of the amendment on the list of foreign messengers, Anton Gorelkin, said that if Telegram gets into the registry, then “the service, VTB density, will not be able to work legally.”
Legislative ban on the use of Telegram even for ancillary banking messages, as well as outside of bank accounts and donation payment tools and paid subscriptions.
— Head of Intellectual Property Law Firm DRC Vladimir Ozhereliev
Experts believe that Roskomnadzor can make concessions and remove a number of restrictions. For example, to allow the use of the Telegram shell in the banking infrastructure, with the possible use of banking servers. [Коммерсантъ]
Source: Iphones RU