Russia files court cases for fines on annual turnover of Google, Meta - RIA

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MOSCOW, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Russia's authorities communications regulator Roskomnadzor has filed administrative cases astatine a Moscow tribunal against Google and Meta that could spot fines imposed connected the U.S. tech firms' yearly turnover successful Russia, the RIA quality bureau reported connected Friday.

Roskomnadzor successful October threatened some Alphabet's Google (GOOGL.O) and Meta's Facebook (FB.O) with fines based connected their yearly turnover for a repeated nonaccomplishment to delete contented Moscow deems illegal. work much

Moscow's Tagansky District Court said tribunal dates for some companies were acceptable for Dec. 24.

Neither institution instantly responded to a petition for comment.

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