Yandex Suffers Major Service Outage

On the 26th of March, Yandex suffered a major system outage.

DownDetector recorded the issue, as well as a number of user comments.

According to user reports, Yandex currently has problems with 10:01 DP MSK.

The outage lasted for a few hours, before subsiding:

Yandex Suffered Major Service Outage

The DownDetector page recording the outage also picked up more than 1500 user comments, including reports of which products and services were down – and which location – also revealing that this affected not just personal users, but also a number of businesses, and across all Yandex products and services:

User Igor:

The search for contacts in the mail has stopped working, plus employees have problems with sending emails.

User Uncle_Alex:

I was able to go to the mail, but everything is buggy so that nothing opens beyond the first screen. And the scripts work somehow wrong.

User Pavel E:

Yandex mail does not work. Very necessary. work. Thanks. It doesn’t work for everyone.

User Julia:

Yandex.Taxi does not work, as well as City Mobile (taxi, Mail ru), this has never happened!



Dan Taylor
Dan Taylor is an experienced SEO consultant and has worked with brands and companies on optimizing for Russia (and Yandex) for a number of years. Winner of the inaugural 2018 TechSEO Boost competition, webmaster at and Sloth.Cloud, and founder of