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Why are most of my website views from Russia?

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I'm new to using Analytics, and I've been using it out of curiosity for a personal website. After looking at the audience overview, I saw that most of my hits are from Russia. Under the language description, there is spam.

 

Is there any way to block these kinds of hits?

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Why are most of my website views from Russia?

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Hey Dejana, 

 

If you're experiencing a high level of spam I would suggest you do a search for referring domains and seeing which domains are sending this spam traffic. 

 

Once you've identified these domains you can use what is called Filtering Domain Referrals. Google has a great article on how to do this here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/1034842?hl=en 

 

Let me know if this solves your problem! 

 - Josh

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Why are most of my website views from Russia?

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Hi Dejana,

Please check below article posted oby one of community member @Carlos Escalera and I used steps mentioned in below article and my referral spam has gone, hope it will be helpful for you.

https://www.ohow.co/ultimate-guide-to-removing-irrelevant-traffic-in-google-analytics/

 

Thanks