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Russia Increases Pressure On Foreign Tech Firms

Russia on Thursday, September 16, threatened US social media firms with sizable fines if they fail to delete content Moscow deems illegal and demanded...
Facebook

Russia Fines Facebook & Twitter, Again

A Russian court on Tuesday, September 14, stated it had fined US social media companies Facebook and Twitter for failing to delete content that...
Google

Russian Watchdog Repeatedly Fines Google Over Advertising

Russia's Office of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has fined Google 200,000 rubles (US$2,730) over inappropriate advertising, the regulator announced in a statement on...
Apple

Russia Warns Apple Over Abuse Of Dominant Market Position

Russia's Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) has warned Apple over what it called the US technology giant's "abuse of its dominant position" in the distribution...
Yandex

Yandex Buys Uber Out Of Food Delivery Partnership In $1B Deal

Yandex has struck a US$1 billion deal to buy out US ride-hailing giant Uber from a host of the pair’s joint ventures in Russia,...
hotel booking

Russia Fines Booking.com $17.5M For Breaking Antitrust Laws

Russia's federal anti-monopoly service (FAS) has slapped a 1.3 billion rouble ($17.52 million) fine on hotel reservation website Booking.com or violating anti-monopoly law, the regulator...
Facebook, Twitter

Russian Court Fines Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp, Again

A Russian court on Thursday fined Twitter 17 million roubles ($229,730), Facebook 15 million roubles and WhatsApp 4 million roubles over their refusal to...
Russia

Russia Launches Price-Fixing Probe Into Supermarkets

Russian competition authorities have launched an investigation into the country’s largest supermarket chains on suspicion of colluding to raise food prices, reported The Moscow...
Google

Russia Fines Google Over Removal Of Banned Content

A Moscow court fined Google a total of 14 million roubles ($190,398) for violating Russian rules on banned content, the penalty coming amid a...
Russia

Russia Opens Case Against WhatsApp Over Data

Russia on Friday, July 31, launched administrative proceedings against Facebook's WhatsApp for what it stated was a failure to localize data of Russian users...
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