Charter’97 suffered because of “Godfather”

Leading Belarusian independent news web-site is suffering under the most powerful ddos-attack in its history.

Administrator of the site said that the attack was started at 4.15 p.m. (local time) and it lasts until now. Support service is trying to minimize consequences but the site is unavailable.

“We believe that another attack in our site is connected with the second episode of scandalous film “Krestny Batka (Godfather)” by Russian TV channel NTV. Today we posted this film on our site”, said journalist of Natallya Radzina to

Provider turned off the site when the attack exceeded capability of the system (more than 2,5 Gbit/sek).
Oppositional web site regularly suffers from ddos-attacks but according to journalists of, current DDoS-attack is the most powerful in its history.