On March 27th 2019, TorGuard was sent an official request from the ROSKOMNADZOR, Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision in Sphere of Communications Information Technology and Mass Media—asking that we cooperate with Russian authorities and block websites on demand, according to state approved country-wide blacklists for Russian users.

https://torguard.net/blog/why-torguard-has-removed-all-russian-servers/