MOSCOW, November 13 - RAPSI. The Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Protection and Welfare has placed a webpage containing a torrent file for The Encyclopedia of Suicides on the Russian register of blacklisted websites, reports the register's website.

Other Rutracker pages have not been affected.

The Rutracker page was added to the register on November 12 based on the service's resolution No.106 of November 10, the register states.

A Rutracker representative has said the Encyclopedia of Suicides torrent file was not a popular download. The portal's management have reported that the link has already been taken down.

Recently, Lurkmore, a popular Russian online encyclopedia, was added to the register of websites containing banned information, after which its IP address was blocked. On November 13, the Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Protection and Welfare then took Lurkmore's IP-address off the register.

The law on Protecting Children from Information Harmful to Their Health and Development stipulated the development of an automated information system, the Unified Register of Domain and Indexes of Internet Websites and Web-resources which Allow Websites to Be Identified as Containing Information Whose Distribution in Russia is Forbidden, from November 1.

If a site contains child porn, suicide or drug making instructions, it can be shut down even before a trial. As regards other prohibited information, the decision on whether to close the website will be taken on the basis of the court ruling. is one of Russia's most popular torrent trackers. According to, in January 2012 had 22.3 million visitors; it is number one in OpenStat's web services rating.