Reuters Nov 29, 2018 08:01 AM IST
"We suspended @putinRF_eng for impersonation based on a valid report we received from Russian officials," Twitter said on 28 November.
— Twitter Comms (@TwitterComms) November 29, 2018
Twitter spokesman Ian Plunkett said in an email that the suspended account was not affiliated with Putin.
According to archived images of the account, it was created in November 2012, had about 1 million followers and mainly posted official government links to Putin’s public appearances.
Reuters was not immediately able to reach the Kremlin for comment.