The deputy wrote about this in the Telegram channel.

"If What's App, indeed, launches Russian-language information channels, it will be right to reconsider the attitude towards this messenger, up to its blocking," the message says.

As Khinshtein noted, there is no doubt that the nature of these channels will be anti-Russian.

Earlier it became known that the first deputy head of the State Duma Committee on Information Technology, Anton Gorelkin, admitted that the authorities could reconsider their position on the WhatsApp messenger when channels appear there.

* Meta product, the activity is recognized as extremist, banned on the territory of Russia by the decision of the Tverskoy Court of Moscow dated 21/03/2022.