Tut.By was an independent news, media and service internet portal, one of the five most popular websites in Belarus in the Russian language, and the most popular news web portal in the country. After its owning company was closed down by the Minsk Economic Court in June 2022, for being "extremist", its successor Zerkalo.io (meaning Mirror) remains online as of September 2022. TUT.BY was based in Minsk, Belarus. In 2019, the website was read by 62.58% of all Belarusian Internet users with monthly visits rating around 200 million.Tut.By published around 200 articles on domestic and foreign agenda daily, including original stories and video, analytics, special projects, and online broadcasts. Apart from the news section, Tut.By had numerous specialized sections (Auto, Lady, Finance, Afisha, Realty, Sport) and services like weather and exchange rates. The editorial standard claimed to prioritize socially important topics on Belarus and world agenda in compliance with Journalism ethics.Tut.by was registered as an online media service on January 21, 2019.On October 1, 2020, following coverage by Tut.By of the 2020 Belarusian protests, Tut.By had its media credentials revoked for three months by the Ministry of Information, citing a court order that found that Tut.By published "prohibited information". Tut.By stated that it intended to continue operating. On July 8, the former Tut.By team launched a new service, Zerkalo.io, which was intended to continue the operations until the comeback of Tut.By became possible. On August 13, 2021, Tut.By and Zerkalo.io and all their content were declared extremist by the Central District court of Minsk. On February 24, 2022, it was blocked in Russia for its coverage of the Russo-Ukrainian war. On June 14, 2022, TUT BY Media company that issued TUT.by was declared extremist by Minsk Economic Court. The court ordered to dissolve the company, prohibited all operations in Belarus and banned using its logos and symbols.