DAY.AZ WEBSITE TEMPORARILY CLOSED

February 19th, 2009
The popular Russian language news website and forum Day.az and its English-language sibling site today.az, have been closed since yesterday evening.

Website founder Anar Mammedkhanov, which is also a deputy in the Milli Mejlis, told the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety, that the closure of the sites occurred solely for technical reasons. According to him, the websites will restore operations on 25 February.